Outlook Plugin Advanced Installation

Advanced Installation Options

The installer is available in both .exe and .msi file formats.┬áMSI (Microsoft installer) files are used to install a preconfigured program to multiple computers. ‘Quiet Installation’ of these installers will automate the application install process further by removing user prompts and dialogs.

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft .Net 4.0
  • Windows Vista/7 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft Office 2007/2010

Important Notes:

  • With Quiet Installation, the Transfer Manager will not auto-start after install is complete.
  • SendThisFile Username and Password will need to be configured on the client machine.

EXE Installation File

  • Quiet Installation w/ Log
    • SendThisFile_Ev1.7.exe /s /v”/l*v \”C:\LogFile.txt\” /qn”
  • Quiet Installation
    • SendThisFile_Ev1.7.exe /s /v”/qn”

MSI Installation File

  • Quiet Installation w/Log
    • Msiexec /i SendThisFile_Ev1.7.msi /qn /l*v C:\LogFile.txt
  • Quiet Installation
    • Msiexec /i SendthisFile_Ev1.7.msi /qn

64-bit Only – Install Visual Studio Tools for Office 2010

  • Quiet Installation with Log
    • Vstor40_x64.exe /q /log %temp%\VSTOR40.htm
  • Quiet Installation
    • Vstor40_x64.exe /q
  • Passive Installation (No user prompts)
    • Vstor40_x64.exe /passive /promptrestart

After Installation Setup

  1. The first time the client runs Outlook they will see the following dialog.
    1. Click ‘Install’
      Outlook MSI 1
  2. Click the ‘SendThisFile’ tab in Outlook
    1. Note: If this tab does not show, close Outlook and Restart the program.
    2. If tab still does not show, your system may not have VSTO (Visual Studio Tools for Office) correctly installed.
      Outlook MSI 2
  3. Click the ‘Connecting’ button and enter the E-Mail and Password for the SendThisFile account.
    1. Outlook MSI 3

Using Command Line to Change Outlook Plugin Properties

Enter the following commands to view and change Outlook Plugin Properties.

Open a command window

  • Cd \Program Files (x86)\SendThisFile

Display all settings

  • sendthisfileoptions.exe -s

Changing User Settings

  • sendthisfileoptions.exe -u AllowPersonal=False
  • sendthisfileoptions.exe -u Email=john@sample.com
  • sendthisfileoptions.exe -u Password=testTEST123 sendthisfileoptions.exe -u MinimalSize=5
  • sendthisfileoptions.exe -g ConcurrentUpload=True
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