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Available command-line options for Intelligent Updater versions 4 and 5

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Article ID: 151286

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What are the available arguments for using Intelligent Updater (IU) version 4 or 5 from a command line?

 

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Available Command-Line Options for Intelligent Updater (Version 4)

When executed at a command line, the Intelligent Updater (Version 4) uses the following syntax:
Filename.exe [path][/extract][/vdb][/noextract][/temp=path][/net][/q][/local]

 

Command Description
path Update location.
/extract Extract files into a specified location.
/vdb Generate VDB file when performing an /extract (only valid with x86 files).
/noextract Use an already extracted ZIP file or files from the TEMP directory.
/temp=path Use alternate temp location during extraction.
/net Scan network drives.
/q Run quietly (no user interface).
/local Skip network drives (default if not specified).



Available Command-Line Options for Intelligent Updater (Version 5)
Version 5 Intelligent Updater files are distinguished from Version 4 files by the "v5" string in the IU filename. Example: 20070817-009-v5i32.exe

When executed at a command line, the Intelligent Updater (Version 5) uses the following syntax:
Filename.exe [/?][/extract<file><path>][/list][/q][/r]

 

Command Description
/? Display Help
/q Run in silent or unattended mode.
/list List the filenames of all the available updates
/extract <file> <path>  Extract <file> to location <path>. <path> should be an absolute path. Use the /list command to get the available <file> names.
/r Enable rollback when content is deployed