Systems Management Question

running a Managed install repeadtedly

02/28/2017 512 views

I want to run the managed install repeatedly(every day ) even after success.
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  • Would a script not do this? I assume a managed install would discover the installed software and no longer run
  • I think I've just answered my question!
  • hi Dark Place,

    thanks...when ever i run a script it fails ..say atleast 3 failures in 50 machines...

    i have created a script to count the evenid with 4624 and create a text file on every user machine and then used CIR to read the data..this
    is find the most frequent logged in user then use it as owner of the machine

    i have managed to run this in managed install as success rate was better in MI..

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I know you said every day which I take it to be once a day but you can also set the number of attempts in the managed installation from 3 to 0 and it will try to install on any machine that doesn't have the software based on your agent check in interval. it is more aggressive than a script but also an option. 
Answered 02/28/2017 by: nshah
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Create a managed install that places your script on the computer and then use a CIR to run the script via ShellCommandTextReturn. 
Answered 02/28/2017 by: chucksteel
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  • thanks
  • sorry i dint get that as im not expert in Kace

    then use a CIR to run the script via ShellCommandTextReturn. ?

    you can use CIR to run the script?
  • Hi Chuck, can you tell me

    how this can be done?

    using CIR to run a script
    CIR to run the script via ShellCommandTextReturn.
    • The shell command can be any valid Windows command. So this is how I would approach this:
      1. Decide on a location to place your script, like c:\company\userscript
      2. Create a CIR that checks for the existence of that folder
      3. Create an install script that will create the folder and place your script in it
      4. Create a managed install with your install script from step 3 and the CIR from step 2
      5. Create a CIR that runs the script:

      This assumes that your script returns the output that you want displayed in the inventory.
      • thanks for all your tips

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