Installation

Seald's Windows installer allows administrators to install and configure the Seald desktop application on the user workstations.

Prerequisites

All workstations must have minimum system requirements

The application is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.

The Seald plugin for Outlook is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Outlook. The plugin requirements are available here.

Installation

Seald's installer for Windows offers advanced command line options, allowing to control the process of installation.

To minimize the number of installations and update management, it is recommended to use the /allusers option. This option allows you to perform an installation on the workstation. The application is then available for all user sessions of the workstation.

To perform a silent installation, add the /S option.

Thus, to perform a global silent installation, it is necessary to run the command :

Seald-Setup-x.x.x.exe /allusers /S

Once installed, the executable is accessible at the following path:

  • %ProgramFiles%\Seald\Seald.exe for one installation per workstation;
  • %APPDATA%\Seald\Seald.exe for installation on a session.

Note: the environment variable %ProgramFiles% becomes %ProgramFilesX86% in the case of a 64-bit version of Windows.

Configuration

The application also has advanced configuration options to control some of the features of the application.

After a programmatic installation per workstation, it is necessary to configure the application. This includes disabling automatic updates and specifying that the application does not have access to the registry.

The configuration file is located in the path %APPDATA%\Seald\. If the application has been installed but has not yet been run, this folder does not exist.

The configuration file is named config.json. This is a file in JSON format. The complete list of options is available here.

The following commands ensure that the application configuration folder exists. Then to specify the options necessary for a programmatic installation.

mkdir %APPDATA%\Seald\
echo {"autoUpdate": "disable", "windowsRegistry": "READ_ONLY"} > %APPDATA%\Seald\config.json

Update

The update is done simply by running the installer of the desired version:

Seald-Setup-x.x.x.exe <OPTIONS>