How to perform a direct MSI installation of AutoPIPE Vessel?
Use instructions below to extracted MSI files and prerequisites from the AutoPIPE Vessel's installation file acquired from Bentley Software downloads:
Download AutoPIPE Vessel's installation file using instructions here..
Using Wix installer v.3.11 to 3.14:
AutoPIPE's installation file was created using a program called WIX Burns installer. Therefore in order to extract MSI files from an application EXE file, search the internet and download Wix toolset 3.11 to 3.14. If you cannot find these version on the internet, log a Bentley Case, mention this WIKI, and request the application link / software will sent.
Install the WIX Toolset, no need to install the Visual Studio plugin.
a. After installing Wix Tool Set, locate the Dark.exe program. (default location: C:\Users\Tanaji.Gaikwad\Wix Installer\Wix Installer\tools
b. Open a CMD prompt
c. Change directory to the folder containing the Dark.exe application (For Example C:\Users\Tanaji.Gaikwad>cd "C:\Users\Tanaji.Gaikwad\Wix Installer\Wix Installer\tools")
After extracting the MSI files from the AutoPIPE Vessel installer EXE file, suggest to first, install all pre-requisites in the following order:
a. Skip any that have already been installed on the computer.
b. Pre-requisites listed below may change with different versions of the program. See Release notes for detail list of pre-requisites per version being installed.
c. Use command line arguments with Setup.exe to make it install silently:
-q or -quiet
-s or -silent
Microsoft Visual C++ 2022 Redistribuable (14.32.31332.0)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 (4.8.4115.0)
Bentley CONNECTION Client (188.8.131.52)
Next install the program installers
Optional applications, install only those planning to use.
Note: ProjectWise Explorer pre-requisites see here.
Performing a silent installation
Bentley AutoPIPE Vessel