Use the command line interface (CLI) to modify the execution of Package Manager
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
Package Manager has a console, text only CLI utility:
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
. For example, type nipkg
to access help for the install
command. Enter NIPackageManager.exe /?
access built-in browse mode and command mode help.
The main Package Manager GUI also
has a command-line (command-mode):
Navigate to C:\Program
Files\National Instruments\NI Package Manager from the Command Prompt
to invoke the Package Manager GUI. Enter NIPackageManager.exe /? to access the command mode help on the
various GUI operations.