Install plug-ins in offline mode using MSI

If you do not have internet access, you can install the plug-ins in offline 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 offline mode.


Note: The feature is available for the following releases:
  • Enterprise Client 11.3.1.x releases, starting from Version
  • Enterprise Client 11.3.5.x releases, starting from Version
  • 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
  • To install Adobe Flex and Microsoft Silverlight, download one or more debugger file to the Enterprise Client installation location.

    For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere\Enterprise\Client.

    • Adobe Flex: Download the Adobe Flex setup file.

      Download Adobe Flex setup

    • Microsoft Silverlight: Depending on whether you are using a 32-bit OS or 64-bit OS, download the appropriate file.

      32-bit: Click this link.

      64-bit: Click this link.

      Google Chrome and Java do not require a download.

  • Note: To install the Google Chrome and Java plug-ins, close all running applications based on Google Chrome and Java, respectively.

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

  • Installation wizard
  • Silent installation


  • Installation wizard
    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, click Install.
      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
    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.
      For example: msiexec.exe /i "C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere\Enterprise\Client\plugins\AAEChromePlugin.msi" /qn INSTALLATIONMODE=Install