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Using the Command-Line to Install VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent (1008207)


Converter Standalone agent can be installed silently through command line.


  1. Get the VMware-Converter-Agent.exe package by using one of the following:
    • After installing Converter Standalone, go to

    %ProgramFiles%\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone.

    • From command line, without installing Converter Standalone, run the following command:

VMware-converter-4.0.0-xxxxxx.exe /a

  1. To install Converter Standalone agent, run the following command
    • For default port settings (port 9089)

VMware-Converter-Agent.exe /s /v"/l*v %TEMP%/vmconvagentmsi.log /qn"

    • For custom port settings (for example, port 8071)

VMware-Converter-Agent.exe /s /v"AGENT_PORT=8071 /l*v %TEMP%/vmconvagentmsi.log /qn"

To uninstall Converter Standalone agent, run the following command:

VMware-Converter-Agent.exe /s /x /v"/l*v %TEMP%/vmconvagentmsi.log /qn"

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