Passing Data to the Installation


Passing arguments to MsiExec

The /v argument is used to pass command-line switches and values of public properties through to Msiexec.exe. For example:

Setup.exe /v:<MSIEXEC parameters>

Passing arguments to CMDLINE variable

The /z argument is used to pass data to the InstallScript system variable CMDLINE, as in:

Setup.exe /z"My Custom Data"

after which the variable CMDLINE would contain the string "My Custom Data".