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Installing the Lens Workstation Agent on Windows

(info) Prerequisites

  • You will need to know the DNS name (FQDN) or IP address of the Lens Collector at your site

  • You will need administrator rights on the desktop you are installing the application onto

­č¬ä Installing

Normal installation

  1. Install Chocolatey

  2. Open Powershell as an Administrator

  3. Run the following command. You will be prompted for the Lens Collector FQDN/IP address:

    POWERSHELL
    choco upgrade 7fivefive-lens-workstation-agent

Offline installation

  1. Install Chocolatey

  2. Download the .nupkg file from the Lens Agent Chocolatey website

  3. Open Powershell as an Administrator

  4. In Powershell, change the directory to the location where you downloaded the file to. For example:

    POWERSHELL
    Set-Location "$($env:UserProfile)\Downloads"
  5. Run the following command. You will be prompted for the Lens Collector FQDN/IP address:

    POWERSHELL
    choco upgrade 7fivefive-lens-workstation-agent --source=./

Silent installation

  1. Install Chocolatey

  2. Open Powershell as an Administrator

  3. Run the following command:
    Ensure you change the variables on lines 1 and 2 to match your collector's FQDN and port number.

    POWERSHELL
    $CollectorFqdn = 'your.collector.fqdn'
    $CollectorPort = '8443'
    choco upgrade 7fivefive-lens-workstation-agent --params "/COLLECTORFQDN:$CollectorFqdn /COLLECTORPORT:$CollectorPort"

You may need to add the -y parameter to accept additional scripts and licenses during silent installs.

To specify a version use --version=2.0.6

POWERSHELL
choco install 7fivefive-lens-workstation-agent -y --version=2.0.6 --params "/COLLECTORFQDN:$CollectorFqdn /COLLECTORPORT:$CollectorPort"
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