Centralized distribution of Tekla Structrues License Borrow Tool


Software version: 2017

Last updated May 9, 2019 by Software Deployment Structures.PDPP-softwaredeployment@trimble.com

Environment: 
Not environment-specific

Centralized distribution of Tekla Structrues License Borrow Tool

This document instructs how to perform centralized or silent installation of Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017.

Using the .exe file as the installation package

Run Command Prompt as an admin
 

To install Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017 to default location (C:\TeklaStructures\License\Borrow) browse to the location where the installation package is located and type:

TeklaStructuresLicenseBorrowTool_2017.exe /i /s /v"/qn"

Installation location can be changed by giving new value for INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY parameter. Following command also creates an installation log file.

TeklaStructuresLicenseBorrowTool_2017.exe /i /s /v"/qn /lvoicewarmupx InstallationLog.log INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY=\"C:\NewInstallationDirectory\""

 

 

Using the .msi file as the installation package

In case .msi file is the preferred way of installation a bit different approach needs to be taken.

Start by running the command prompt as an admin.

Then an admin installation needs to be run. Admin installation extracts the prerequisite files and the .msi file from the .exe file. Location for the prerequisite files is given in the command line.

TeklaStructuresLicenseBorrowTool_2017.exe /a"C:\LBT_admin_install\Prq"

Location for the software files and .msi file is given in the admin installation UI.

Prerequisites, software files and .msi package are extracted to the defined location.

Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017 contains two prerequisites:

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86)
  • Microsoft .NET 4.5.1 Full
Make sure that both prerequisites (or newer versions of the same prerequisites) are installed on the machine before running the installer for Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017. Microsoft .NET 4.5.1 is included in Windows 8.1 as a part of the operating system and Microsoft .NET 4.6 is included in Windows 10 as a part of the operating system.
 
Install Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017 by using the .msi file:
 
  • Default location (C:\TeklaStructures\License\Borrow):
msiexec /i "Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017.msi" /qn
 
  • Installation location can be changed by giving new value for INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY parameter:
msiexec /i "Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool 2017.msi" /qn INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY="C:\NewInstallationDirectory"
 
 

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