3.2 Installing from the Command Line

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Text. Include the --mode text parameter when invoking the installer to perform an installation from the command line during which you are prompted for user input.
Unattended. Include the --mode unattended parameter when invoking the installer to perform an installation without user input. In this case, required parameters must be specified on the command line when invoking the installer or the --optionfile parameter must be used to specify a file containing the parameter settings.
Extract Only. Invoke the installer with the --extract-only parameter to only extract the files when you do not hold the root privileges required to perform a complete installation.
Note: For additional detailed information on how to install EnterpriseDB products from the command line, see the EDB Postgres Advanced Server Installation Guide located at:
Note: You must have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.7 or later installed on the hosts where you intend to install any xDB Replication Server component (xDB Replication Console, publication server, or subscription server). Any Java product such as Oracle Java or OpenJDK may be used.
Note: For Advanced Server versions prior to 9.3, a Java runtime is supplied and installed as part of the Advanced Server installation process, however, you must still have pre-installed a separate Java runtime system on your host. The xDB Replication Server installation process does not utilize the Java runtime supplied with Advanced Server.
Specify yes or 1 to extract the xDB Replication Server components and files without performing installation. Specify no or 0 to perform the installation of xDB Replication Server as well. The default is no or 0.
Specify the extent to which a user interface should be displayed during unattended installation. Specify none if no progress bars are to be displayed. Specify minimal if progress bars are to be displayed. Specify minimalWithDialogs if progress bars are to be displayed with dialog boxes if errors occur. The default is minimal.
Specify the installation mode. Specify qt to use the Qt graphical toolkit. Specify gtk to use the Gtk graphical toolkit (for Linux only). Specify xwindow to use the X Windows graphical toolkit (for Linux only). Specify text for installation in a command line console (for Linux only). Specify unattended to perform installation without requesting user input. The default is qt.
--debugtrace debug_logfile
--existing-user edb_user_account
--existing-password edb_user_password
Specify the installation language. Specify en for English. Specify zh_CN for Chinese Simplified. Specify zh_TW for Traditional Chinese. Specify ja for Japanese. Specify ko for Korean. The default is en.
--prefix installation_directory
The directory where the xDB Replication Server components are to be installed. The default is /opt/PostgreSQL/EnterpriseDB-xDBReplicationServer for Linux systems. The default is C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\EnterpriseDB-xDBReplicationServer for Windows systems.
Specify the xDB Replication Server components to be installed. Specify repconsole for the xDB Replication Console and the xDB Replication Server Command Line Interface. Specify pubserver for the xDB publication server. Specify subserver for the xDB subscription server. At least one component must be included in this comma-separated list. The default is repconsole,pubserver,subserver.
--admin_user admin_user
--admin_password admin_password
--serviceaccount account_name
--servicepassword account_password

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