What is the way to call PowerShell from MS System Center Configuration Manager to automate rollout

Posted on 2011-03-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
1) I have a PowerShell 2.0 script that does things on remote machines across the enterprise
2) I use Microsoft System Center's Configuration Manager to automate the rollout of updates and configuration work across the enterprise

How do I call PowerShell scripts from System Center Configuration Manager automated tool?
Question by:stuckp1
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I would imagine you could just call PowerShell via SCCM using the correct params. Example below is assuming you want to run 'myscript.ps1' from the C:\Scripts folder on the local machine

So basically, your launching powershell, and telling it to run the command (-c) C:\Scripts\MyScript.ps1


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Powershell.exe -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -C "C:\Scripts\MyScript.ps1"

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