Use the command line interface (CLI) to modify the execution of NI Package Manager processes.
You can use the CLI for the following purposes:
- Silently install, update, repair, or remove NI software
- Build and manage packages
- View the current state of your system
- Run the GUI in browse or command mode
Navigate to C:\Program Files\National Instruments\NI Package Manager from the Command Prompt to invoke the CLI.
to access the built-in CLI help. For help on a specific command, type
nipkg help command
. For example, type
nipkg help upgrade
to access help for the upgrade command. Enter
to access built-in browse mode and command mode help.