The command line interface (CLI) allows administrators to use automated
remote deployment infrastructure for updates. The command line interface
provides basic options and does not include all features that the
GUI version of the application supports.
Dell Command | Update provides a command line version of the application for use with
batch and scripting scenarios. The CLI is fully automatic and has
no interactive user prompts. The basic runtime options are provided
as command line parameters, such as setting a catalog location, importing
a new policy file, and changing the default log location.
To run the CLI interface: From the
Dell Command | Update installation
folder, in command prompt, run
To view additional information about which options are available:
Dell Command | Update installation folder, in command prompt, run
Dell Command | Update
CLI provides the return codes after the execution is complete:
- 0 = OK/Success
- 1 = Reboot Required
- 2 = Fatal Error
- 3 = Error
- 4 = Invalid System
When you run
DCU-cli.exe, if no parameters are
provided, the default behavior is to check for available updates.