Mass Deploying LanSchool Teacher for Windows

Mass Deploying LanSchool Teacher for Windows

Overview

The teacher.msi can be deployed using a software distribution tool like Group Policy, Intune, SCCM, or PDQDeploy  Below are command-line options to install LanSchool. 

 For instructions on installing the Windows client on individual devices, see Installing LanSchool Teacher for Windows.

Refer to Planning Your Implementation for best practices on configuring channels and class lists.

Run msiexec.exe and each value should be set to a non-null value such as 1 to enable that feature. Msiexe.exe command-line parameters are found by running msiexec.exe. Msiexec.exe is a Microsoft program.

LanSchool Classic Parameters

LICENSING_KEY="x" The LanSchool Classic Teacher Console requires a LanSchool Classic license key in order to run. This key can be found in the LanSchool Classic Portal.

CHANNEL=“x” Installs LanSchool with the Teacher Channel x. “x” must be an integer number from 1 to 16000.

ADVANCED_OPTIONS Required to set any of the following advanced options.

AD_SECURE_MODE When set to a non-null value, requires the Teacher or Student to enter Active Directory Security Mode. Only Teachers that are a member of the Domain User Group “LanSchool Teachers” will be able to manage those Students.

SECURE_MODE When set to a non-null value, the Password Secure version of the product is installed that requires a password be entered on the teacher console to connect to Student computers, which must also be installed in this mode.

PASSWORD A password is required when turning on Password Secure mode.

PASSWORD_CONFIRM Confirmation of the password is required when turning on Password Secure mode.

TASK_MANAGER_LIMIT An advanced option, that when set to a non-null value, allows the Teacher to decide to limit or not limit Task Manager and Activity Monitor.

ENABLECHANNELSELECT When set to a non-null value, allows the Teacher to change channels to view one or more classrooms.

ALLOW_DUMP_UPLOADS When set to 1 allows the problem reports to be uploaded to Stoneware.

LCS=IP Address of LanSchool Connection Service Will setup the student to communicate with the LanSchool Connection Service.

ALLOW_BECOME_STUDENT=1 this will allow the teacher console to use the option to become a student if both clients are installed on a shared computer


Example Script

For example, if you want to silently install a Password Secure mode Teacher on channel 3, with a password of “test”, your script should look like this:

  1. msiexec.exe /i "\teacher.msi" /qn ADVANCED_OPTIONS=1 SECURE_MODE=1 PASSWORD=test PASSWORD_CONFIRM=test CHANNEL=3 LCS=192.168.2.3 LICENSING_KEY=ZGV2MTpzdG9uZXdhcmUtYmMwNS00YjcwLWI2ZTktYzZjNjVmMTYxNjg6OWNkOGI2MzgtMDJjOC00YmQxLWJjZjAtMGJiOGI1YWE






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