Install MySQL Silently

The following process has been tested and confirmed working with MySQL 5.5.13 and ConfigMgr / SCCM R2.

It does the following tasks:

  • Install MySQL 5.5.13 silently

  1. Download the latest version of the MSI install file from

  2. Create a text file called install.cmd and copy in the following information
msiexec /i mysql-5.5.13-win32.msi /passive
REM Return exit code to SCCM
exit /B %EXIT_CODE
  1. Copy the MSI install file and install.cmd to your software package share
  2. You can now create your SCCM package or deploy the software by using install.cmd

For more information on creating SCCM packages see distribute software using SCCM.