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Installing Mapping and Charting Solutions Server silently

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

Installation prerequisites include the following:

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


ArcGIS Production Mapping 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

ADDLOCAL (optional)

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

  • ArcGIS Defense Mapping ServerDefenseMapping
  • ArcGIS MaritimeMaritime


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

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

    To only install ArcGIS Production Mapping Server, use this command:

    \\machinename\Mapping_and_Charting_for_Server\setup.exe /qb

    To install ArcGIS Defense Mapping Server, use this command:

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

    To install ArcGIS Maritime, use this command:

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

    To install all Mapping and Charting Solutions Server features, use this command:

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

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

If you are installing ArcGIS Maritime, see Configuring ArcGIS Maritime.