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Installing Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server silently

Available with Production Mapping license.

Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server can be installed without a user interface by running the setup.exe from the command prompt.

Installation prerequisites include the following:

  • Obtain an authorization file for the machine on which you will install Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server.
  • Install ArcGIS for Server.
  • Verify that your site meets the system requirements.
  • If the stand-alone Maritime Chart Server product is installed, it must be uninstalled first.
  • Log in as a user with administrative privileges.

In certain scenarios, the ArcGIS for Server account can be set to Local System before installing Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server. In these scenarios, it is recommended that you change the ArcGIS Server account by running the Configure ArcGIS for Server Account utility.

To install the software silently, you must use the following command:

<path to Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server>\setup.exe /qb


Esri Production Mapping for Server is installed by default. All other features must be installed using the ADDLOCAL parameter.

The following are explanations of the parameters in the command:

Parameter Description

Path to installer

The path to the setup.msi file.

ADDLOCAL (optional)

An optional parameter that can be used to define which software features are installed. The feature names are as follows:

  • Esri Production Mapping for ServerMicrosoftMSMs,EsriProductionMapping
  • Esri Defense Mapping for ServerEsriDefenseMapping
  • ArcGIS for Maritime: ServerMaritime


/qb, which provides a basic UI with a progress bar and error handling

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Execute one the following commands based on the features you want to install:

    To only install Esri Production Mapping for Server, use

    \\machinename\Mapping_and_Charting_for_Server\setup.exe /qb ADDLOCAL=MicrosoftMSMs,EsriProductionMapping

    To install Esri Defense Mapping for Server, use

    \\machinename\Mapping_and_Charting_for_Server\setup.exe /qb ADDLOCAL=MicrosoftMSMs,EsriProductionMapping,EsriDefenseMapping

    To install ArcGIS for Maritime: Server, use

    \\machinename\Mapping_and_Charting_for_Server\setup.exe /qb ADDLOCAL=MicrosoftMSMs,EsriProductionMapping,Maritime

    To install all Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server features, use

    \\machinename\Mapping_and_Charting_for_Server\setup.exe /qb ADDLOCAL=ALL

    To install Mapping and Charting Solutions for Server in an ArcGIS for Server multimachine deployment, run this command on each machine in the site.

If you are installing ArcGIS for Maritime: Server, additional steps need to be performed after the install is complete. See Configuring ArcGIS for Maritime: Server.