Saving the Job as a Script

Use this dialog box to choose a name and path for the script file and the mode of execution. To view the command line XML values for the operations supporting save as script option, refer to Command Line documentation.

Select a location in

Enter the name of the computer where the script will be created.

File Name

Enter the path and name for the script that will be created.

Scripts are not supported on the Windows NT platform.

Do not use any reserved device names (e.g., LPT1) as the name of the file.

Be sure to treat file names as case-insensitive.

Do not end the file name with a trailing space or a period. Although the underlying file system may support such names, the operating system does not support them.


Click this button to browse to a path for the command line script.

Run Mode

  • Synchronously

    Specifies that the script execute in synchronous mode. A synchronous operation exits only when the operation has completed. This option is only available when scripting a single job, i.e., a job at the subclient level.

  • Asynchronously

    Specifies that the script execute in asynchronous mode. An asynchronous operation submits the job to the CommServe and exits immediately, returning control to the calling program or script.