If you need to automate the installation of BI Connector to a number of desktops or servers,  then you can install BI Connector in a silent install mode using the following steps.


  1. Extract the BI Connector Desktop / Server edition downloaded (e.g.: BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau.exe).
  2. BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(X.X.X.XXXX).exe will be extracted. Please note that X.X.X.XXXX is the version number that is in the BI Connector file name. 
  3. To uninstall the old version, use the following command: BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(X.X.X.XXXX).exe -s -x -v"/qn"
  4. To install the new version, use the following command: BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(X.X.X.XXXX).exe -s -v"/qn"
  5. Check "C:/Program Files/BI Connector" folder.  BI Connector will be installed.