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.