We are running K1000 v5.5.90548 and I tried creating a script for OSX that would be the equivalent of "sudo softwareupdate -i -a" which has the following properties:

However, when I run the script, it reports as a Success, but shows  "Launch failed: 1 exitCode=127" in the logs, and the softwareupdate did not actually run:

Is there a different way I need to configure the script?  Thanks.
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  • Will detect and deploy not work for you? We have a ton of macs and just use that. We know it does not catch all of the apple updates immediately but eventually it does.
  • The other item to note is that apple updates are a PIA as some require logging into the App Store to download them. So the softwareupdate command would only get operating system updates and not App Store updates. What a pain.
  • We are not yet utilizing the Patch Management feature, but I was more interested in running scripts, which chucksteel answered.
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Softwareupdate needs to be run from directory /usr/sbin not /bin.  Exitcode 127 indicates it could not find the program.
Answered 10/17/2014 by: sbkramer
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Unless you need to run this as a KScript for some reason I would use the online shell script option and enter the softwareupdate -i -a for the script.

Answered 06/17/2014 by: chucksteel
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  • Excellent, that is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!
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