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Password Sync Agent Silent Installation


Article ID: 198101


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CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal CA Identity Suite


When executing the command line from the documentation, The password sync agent is still requesting information via the eTrust Admin Password Sync Configuration (Step 1 of 3) wizard to manually enter the hostname, LDAP port and Domain even though I already filled in these details inside the silent_install.conf file.


Release : 14.X

Component : IdentityMinder(Identity Manager)


Missing Declaration within the silent_install.conf


This issue is caused by not having the Settings Header declared (Bolded below) in the conf file. Please see the sample conf file below with explanations.

silent-install= yes
# Enter the Provisioning Server host name.
server-host= MyIpAddress
# By default, the Provisioning Server port is set to 20390.
server-port= 20390
# Enter the Provisioning Server domain name. Default is im
domain= im
# Enter the endpoint type that you want Password Synchronization Agent to manage. The supported endpoint types are ActiveDirectory and Windows NT.
namespacename= ActiveDirectory
# Enter the endpoint name that you had created in the Identity Manager environment for the selected namespacename.
directory-name= Active Directory
# Enter the Provisioning Server user name. By default, the username is set to etaadmin, change as needed.
passwordsync-admin-username= etaadmin
#  Enter the password of the Provisioning Server user.
passwordsync-admin-password= MyPassword

CMD Used:

Start /WAIT setup.exe /w /s /v"/qn LICENSE=Yes INSTALLDIR=\"C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Admin Password Sync Agent\" SILENTINSTALLCONF=\"silent_install.conf\""