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Install plug-ins in online mode using MSI

  • Updated: 6/11/2020
    • 11.3.x
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    • Enterprise

Install plug-ins in online mode using MSI

When you have internet access, you can install the plug-ins in online mode using the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) on the Enterprise Client. Installing the plug-ins enables you to access the UI objects in certain applications. You can install the Adobe Flex, Microsoft Silverlight, Google Chrome, and Java plug-ins in online mode.

Prerequisites

Note: The feature is available for the following releases:
  • Enterprise Client 11.3.1.x releases, starting from Version 11.3.1.5
  • Enterprise Client 11.3.5.x releases, starting from Version 11.3.5.1.
  • The supported Enterprise Client setup must be installed.
  • After you install the setup, the following MSI files are extracted to the Enterprise Client installation location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere\Enterprise\Client\plugins.

    • AAEChromePlugin.msi
    • AAEFlexPlugin.msi
    • AAEJAVAPlugin.msi
    • AAESilverLightPlugin.msi
  • Recommendation: To install the Google Chrome and Java plug-ins, close all the running application based on Google Chrome and Java, respectively.

You can install the plug-ins using one of these methods:

  • Installation wizard
  • Silent installation

Procedure

  • Installation wizard: Install the Adobe Flex, Microsoft Silverlight, Google Chrome, and Java plug-ins using this method.
    1. Open the command prompt in Run as administrator mode.
    2. Enter the path of the MSI plug-in file.
      For example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere\Enterprise\Client\plugins\AAEChromePlugin.msi"
    3. In the wizard that appears, choose one of the following actions:
      Action Plug-in
      Install For the Google Chrome and Java plug-ins
      Download and Install For the Adobe Flex and Silverlight plug-ins
      The Plug-in plug-in name installed successfully message appears.
    4. Click OK to close the message.
    5. Click Close, and then click Finish to complete the installation.

  • Silent installation: Install the Google Chrome and Java plug-ins using this method.
    1. Open the command prompt in Run as administrator mode.
    2. Enter the command-line arguments and path of the MSI plug-in file to complete the installation process.
      For example: msiexec.exe /i "C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere\Enterprise\Client\plugins\AAEChromePlugin.msi" /qn INSTALLATIONMODE=Install
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