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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Installing the Client Tools

To install the SQL Server 2012 client tools, you start Setup normally and follow the prompts as described in Chapter 8, “Installing SQL Server 2012.” When the Feature Selection screen appears, you check only the Client Tools Connectivity check box, as shown in Figure 10.2.

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FIGURE 10.2 Performing a client-tools-only installation.

The same kind of install can be done quietly from the command line, as shown in the following example:

driveletter:\Setup.exe /q /ACTION=Install /FEATURES=CONN /INSTANCENAME=INST2012

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