Modifying Additional Settings for Multiple Clients Using the Command Line Interface

Use the following steps to modify (add, edit, or delete) the additional setting details for one or more clients.

  1. Download the additional_settings.xml file and save it on the computer from where the command will be executed.
  2. Open the .xml file and provide the respective values for the XML parameters listed in the table below.


    • The additional setting is added if it does not exist and the registryKeys/deleted parameter is set to 0.
    • The additional setting is updated if it does exist and the registryKeys/deleted parameter is set to 0.
  3. Run the qlogin command to log on to the CommServe computer.
  4. Execute the following command after updating the XML file:

    qoperation execute -af additional_settings.xml

  1. You can verify the changes that you performed on the clients using the steps below:
    1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the client and then click Properties.
    2. Click Advanced.
    3. Click the Additional Settings tab. The changes should be displayed.

The following table displays the XML parameters that need to be provided before running the qoperation command:

Parameter Description of Parameter Values
clientName Name of the client computers for which you want to add, modify or delete an additional setting.
keyName Name of the additional setting.
type Type of the additional setting. Valid values are:
value Value of the additional setting. Depending on type, the value could be numerical, a numeric range, or character string.
relativepath The relative location of the additional setting in the instance. For example, if the additional setting is created on the CommServe, then the relative path will be CommServe.
registryKeys/deleted Option to remove the additional setting. Valid values are:
  • 1, to remove the additional setting
  • 0, to retain the additional setting
registryKeys/enabled Option to enable the additional setting. Valid values are:
  • 1, to enable the additional setting
  • 0, to disable the additional setting