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Can we update a file using KACE?

05/31/2017 700 views
Can we update a file using KACE? need to update content of a file instead of replacing the file 



File:      VPN1.pcf 
Location:    C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\Profiles

Content:
[main]
Description=
[main]
Description=
Host=10.10.10.120
AuthType=1
GroupName=Frost-NA1
GroupPwd=


I  want to change the HOST=10.10.10.120      to   HOST=10.10.10.150
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  • Why can you not replace it?
  • yes thats what i thought, but profiles is not same for all users so had to replace the content of the file instead of file.

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You can use powershell to complete this task. This should do the trick:
(Get-Content "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\Profiles\VPN1.pcf") | ForEach-Object { $_ -replace "Host=.+", "Host=BlahBlahBlah" } | Set-Content "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\Profiles\VPN1.pcf"
Answered 05/31/2017 by: Desktop Jockey
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