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TN HistClient141 Historian Client Silent Install




This article from InSource shows how to silently install the Wonderware Historian Client.  The Historian Client is often installed for a large number of users.  This provides command line options for installation that may be used by IT to push out the application to each machine.

  • Author:  Rich Brooks
  • Published:  9/24/2018
  • Applies to:  Wonderware Historian Client 2014R2 SP1 and higher


The Historian Client is installed using the Wonderware System Platform DVD or ISO file.  Type Setup /? from a command prompt to see the installation switches.

A response file is used to select the options for the installation.  Browse to the \InstallFiles\ResponseFiles\Samples folder for example response files.


We will use the Historian Client.txt file as a bootstrap is not required.  Open the text file in Notepad to edit the XML format text file.


Edit the UserName and Password to enter the ArchestrA user credentials.

FeatureForm.SFeatureList=Historian Client.Medusa,Licensing.LicenseManager
FeatureForm.SInstallDir=C:\Program Files (x86)

Use the silent installation syntax to install the Historian Client from a command line or batch file.

<DVD>:\setup.exe /silent “<path\Historian Client.text>”


The installation will run without any responses required from the user.