Reconfiguring Clients and Agents Using the Command Line Interface

Use XML to reconfigure a client or an agent.

You can specify parameter values on the command line or in the XML template. For more information on command line parameters and XML elements, see Command Line - Syntax.


  1. Run the qlogin command to log on to the CommServe computer.
  2. Download the reconfigure_template.xml file to the computer where you will run the command.
  3. On the command line, go to software_installation_directory/Base and type one of the following commands:

    Reconfiguring an Agent

    qoperation execute -af reconfigure_template.xml –clientName client_name –appTypes/appName "agent_name"

    Reconfiguring a Client

    qoperation execute -af reconfigure_template.xml –clientName client_name

  4. Run the qlogout command to log off the CommServe computer.

You can also define parameter values in the XML file:

Available Command Parameters

Parameter Description of Parameter Values
clientName The name of the client.
appTypes/appName The name of the agent.

Tip: For a list of valid values, see GET Agent: appName.