CityEngine 2018.1 can be installed without a user interface (UI) by running the setup using Windows Installer command-line parameters.
Before installing CityEngine 2018.1
- Verify that your system meets all system requirements.
- Log in as a user with administrative privileges.
- Close all applications.
- Browse to the folder containing the CityEngine setup.
CityEngine 2018.1 installation command-line parameters
The following arguments can be passed to the CityEngine Setup.
CityEngine installation location. If not specified, the installation location is %System Drive%\Program Files\Esri\CityEngine2018.1.
Creates a desktop icon for CityEngine. If value is FALSE, desktop icon creation is disabled.
Absolute path to license file.
Authorizes City Engine with a single use license file during the silent install process.
Hostname of Esri License Manager
This will set the City Engine Administrator to read license files from the hostname of the License Manager provided.
How to perform a typical installation of CityEngine 2018.1 without user interaction
Run this command from the command line to install CityEngine.
<setup location>\Setup.exe /qb
You can also optionally provide the arguments listed.
Setup.exe /qb INSTALLDIR="C:\CityEngine" ESRI_LICENSE_HOST="27000@myLMServer"
Setup.exe /qb INSTALLDIR="C:\CityEngine" AUTHORIZATION_FILE=C:\CityEngine\License\CE_Advanced.prvc