Agents for Visual Studio 2017 can be used for load, functional, and automated testing. For more details, please refer to the ALM blog.
All package parameters are passed to the Visual Studio installer, enabling full customization of the installation. The possible parameters are described here. The package passes
--norestart --wait by default, and
--passive is specified in the package parameters.
The language of the installed software can be controlled using the package parameter
The list of languages is presented here. By default, the operating system display language is used.
This command will install Visual Studio Test Agent, display progress during the installation and specify the English language regardless of operating system settings:
choco install visualstudio2017testagent --package-parameters "--passive --locale en-US"
A reboot may be required after (or even before) installing/uninstalling this package. If control over reboots is required, it is advisable to install the dependencies (esp. dotnet4.6.2 or later) first, perform a reboot if necessary, and then install this package.