I have successfully created a response file on a local computer and ran it from the command line to install Oracle 11g silently. It worked perfectly. I then zipped it created a Post Install in the K2000. I have used the command line “setup.exe -silent -responseFile response response.rsp” To try to install Oracle 11g as a post installation. The issue I receive is after it runs I get an error that it was not able to find the correct response File. What could be the issue if I can get it to work locally but not on a post installation in the K2000?


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I would look at path problems to the location of the response file.  Kace puts the files in a local folder c:\kace.  You can try an old DOS trick by putting .\ in front of the response file name to tell it to use the starting path location of where the setup.exe is located.

If you still run into problems. disable Kcleanup from running as a post task and then navigate to the numbered directory the app task was placed in under c:\kace\ and run manually to step thru to find problem.

Answered 07/05/2012 by: SMal.tmcc
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I actually use a batch file to run a few other things for this deployment since we also use the oracle odbc connector.  I believe my comments are in the tips for oracle on the site here, but the batch file follows:

mkdir C:\oracle
copy /Y client.rsp C:\oracle\client.rsp
start /wait setup.exe -silent -noconsole -nowelcome -nowait -responseFile "C:\oracle\client.rsp"
mkdir C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\network\admin
copy /Y tnsnames.ora C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\network\admin\tnsnames.ora
mkdir C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\instantclient\
xcopy /E /Y odbc\* C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\instantclient
reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment" /v TNS_Admin /d C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\network\admin
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\ODBC Data Sources"
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\ODBC Data Sources" /v db.world /d "Oracle in instantclient_11_2"
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Driver /d c:\oracle\instantclient\instantclient_11_2\SQORA32.dll
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v DisableRULEHint /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Attributes /d W
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v FetchBufferSize /d 64000
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v NumericSettin /d NLS
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v "ForceWCHAR /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v FailoverDelay /d 10
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v FailoverRetryCount /d 10
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v MetadataIdDefault /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v BindAsFLOAT /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v BindAsDATE /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v CloseCursor /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v EXECSchemaOpt /d ""
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v EXECSyntax /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Application Attributes /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v ResultSets /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v QueryTimeout /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v CacheBufferSize /d 20
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v StatementCache /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Failover /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Lobs /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v DisableMTS /d T
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v DisableDPM /d F
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v BatchAutocommitMode /d IfAllSuccessful
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Description /d db.world
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v ServerName /d db.world
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v Password /d ""
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v UserID /d ""
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI\db.world" /v DSN /d db.world
Answered 07/05/2012 by: philologist
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  • Of note, this gets around the path problems, since I move everything into a path and work from there.
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 “setup.exe -silent -responseFile response response.rsp”

Try this

Setup.exe -silent -nowelcome -nowait -responseFile response.rsp

Answered 07/05/2012 by: jagadeish
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to avoid problems of response file, I use in a batch this command:

"%~dp0setup.exe"-silent -responseFile "%~dp0response\response.rsp"
%~dp0 returns the folder where you launch the command with a backslash ex: C:\Primavera\ ... then you just have to add the name of the child folder sits the file and the file name :)
Answered 05/27/2016 by: Gaspesy
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