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Using Command Shell Scripts with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

Michael Murgolo has a nice post over on The Deployment Guys Blog about using command shell (CMD) scripts within MDT. 

“OK… I’ll admit it, I like to write Command Shell (CMD) scripts when I can.  For me it’s like putting on an old broken-in pair of sneakers… so comfortable and familiar.  Unfortunately, using them in MDT task sequences can be challenging.  I this post I’ll demonstrate some techniques and helper scripts that can bring Command Shell scripts into the MDT era.  There are four main tasks that I’ll address today: calling other scripts and executables, getting Task Sequence Variables, setting Task Sequence Variables, and logging.”

Read more here.


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