Installing into a different location
To install in a different location use the
-installlocation="Location" parameter to specify an alternative directory location. For example:
./setup_visualcobol_deveclipse_6.0_platform -installlocation="full path of new location"
You can use variables when specifying an absolute path for
. For example, the following examples are equivalent:
You can see details about which additional parameters can be passed to the install script if you enter the
Skip Java Check
To skip the Java version check, use the
option. This skips the parts of the installation that require Java, for example, the Eclipse installation. This can be used
when you do not have Java on your path and want to perform a custom installation. You can then manually configure the plug-ins
Skip Installing Eclipse
To skip the installation of Eclipse, use the
option. This enables you to install
into your own version of Eclipse.
Note: You need to install the COBOL plug-ins manually.
Installing into a 32-bit Version of Eclipse
To skip the installation of the shipped Eclipse version but still install the plug-ins, use the
option. This enables you to install your own 32-bit version of Eclipse and manually install the required
Configuring Enterprise Server
You can use the following options to configure the Enterprise Server installation:
[ -ESsysLog="Y/N" ] [ -ESadminID="User ID" ] [ -CASrtDir="location" ], where:
- Use this to enable ("Y") or disable ("N") Enterprise Server system logging. Logging is enabled by default. Log files are saved
- Sets the Enterprise Server System Administrator Process User ID from the command line - for example,
-ESadminID="esadm". The default user ID is the one that runs the installer.
- Specifies the location were the Enterprise Server run-time system files are placed - for example,
-CASrtDir="/home/esuser/casrt/es". The default location is
You can install
Micro Focus products silently by using command line parameters to specify the installation directory, user information, and which features
to install. You must execute the command with superuser permissions.
You can use the following command line arguments to install silently on UNIX/Linux. You need to execute the commands as root:
For example, execute:
setup_filename –silent -IacceptEULA