The CONNECT Edition versions of PLAXIS 2D and PLAXIS 3D installations can be run with commands line parameters, for instance, to perform an automated, silent installation.The procedure is the same as described in the link about the CONNECTION Client: Installation - Silent.
The legacy versions of PLAXIS 2D and PLAXIS 3D installations are based on Inno Setup. Since the PLAXIS 2012 versions, the following command line parameters are available for the setup:
In order to perform an automated, silent installation, you can use the /SILENT or /VERYSILENT option. Since the CodeMeter drivers uses a third party installation (MSI format), installing the drivers silently will not always work. For this purpose, it would be better to exclude this driver installation by using the /NODONGLE parameter, and then afterwards install the latest CodeMeter driver version using the CodeMeter RunTime kit’s silent installation. With e.g., CodeMeter runtime kit version 5.00 or later, this should be achieved by using the parameters /ComponentArgs "*":"/qn" for the Codemeter installer. Note: to get all possible command line arguments, use the /? argument.
For automatic installation of PLAXIS Connect, it is necessary that PLAXIS Connect is closed and does not run in the background.
One thing that cannot be done automatically via command line parameters, is filling in the registration/user credentials. If you have a valid PLAXIS installation (on e.g. a different computer), then you could follow this procedure:
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