Install re-sharper silently with license key to remote offices


We have an enterprise deployment system we use to deploy software to our various remote office's. Some of these remote offices do not have IT staff, so the ability to deploy software silently is somewhat of a necessity.

Thus far we have over 200 applications, and I'm glad to say that we have managed to achieve our requirements with every single application.

I'm hoping that same can be said for ReSharper.

What syntax is needed to install the latest edition of Re-sharper silently with the license key? I realise we can use the MSIEXEC /i with the /qn switch but need to install the key too.

Also, we install using a Service Account which has the appropriate installation rights on the target OS, but the user will be someone else.

Finally, some of the developers have multiple versions of VS running side-by-side. So I want to ensure the installation hooks into all installed version. (2008 / 2010 etc.)

Is this tool Enterprise ready???



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Unfortunately, currently it is not possible:
The easiest way is to set up the JetBrains License Server, and set it to be autodiscoverable.

We apologize for the inconvenience.
Thank you.

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This is going to take me days! Thanks a bunch!

Please can someone spend 2 minutes and make this app enterprise ready.

Can I not even pull out the registry after entering in the license and re-import the reg key/s?

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I guess from the silence this is not possible, or you don't want people to try the reg key option. I'll give that a try.

In the meantime. Please can you make this tool enterprise ready and give admins the ability to enter the license key during the installation phase.

Until this is done we are not buying any more licenses as is just to difficult to manage.

Yes - This IS a feature request,.


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Hello John,

Sorry for a small delay.
Unfortunately, importing a reg. key is not a workaround for it, since ReSharper License Keys are stored under 'Current User' registry, while ReSharper is installed locally under 'Local Machine'. This is a difficulty to import the key via installer command line key (if installer is run from another user).
Also, keys are encrypted (we do not store keys as they are) in the registry.

We do understand that this kind of installation is not very convenient in terms of enterprise; however unfortunately there is no other way but to use the License Server and have each developer set up the License Settings on the 1st Visual Studio startup.

I apologize for the inconvenience once again.
Thank you.


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