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What switches are available for the LiveUpdate installer?

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Article ID: 151264

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Endpoint Protection Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

Issue/Introduction

You need to install or to uninstall LiveUpdate from a command line and want to know what switches you can use.

Resolution

Installation switches
The following table shows the installation switches for the LiveUpdate installer, Lusetup.exe. You must use the -a switch to pass any argument to Lusetup.exe.

For example, to start a silent. logged installation, type the following command line:

lusetup.exe -a -s -q -log



Switch

Function

-a

Pass the command line to the Lusetup.exe executable.

-q

Install silently.

-s

Silently unpack the installation files.

-log

Creates a detailed log file of the installation process.The output file is %ProgramData%\Symantec\LiveUpdate\LUInstallLog.LiveUpdate


Uninstallation switches
The following table shows the installation switches for the LiveUpdate uninstallation executable, Lsetup.exe. The default location of this file is the C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate folder. You must use the -a switch to pass any argument to Lsetup.exe.

For example, to start a silent. uninstallation, type the following command line:

lsetup.exe -a -s -q -u


Switch

Function

-a

Pass the command line to the Lsetup.exe executable.

-q

Uninstall silently.

-s

Silently unpack the files that are used to uninstall.

-u

Uninstall LiveUpdate client.





 

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