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Script Setting Properties: General Tab

Updated: December 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the General tab of the Configuration Manager 2007 Script Setting Properties dialog box to define your own name and description of this setting and to define the script that will be used to assess compliance on client computers.

The value returned by the script is used to assess compliance on client computers. For example, when using VBScript, you could use the command WScript.Echo Result to return the Result variable value to desired configuration management. You can then use a validation rule to specify the compliance of this value. For more information, see About Desired Configuration Management Extensibility in the Configuration Manager 2007 SDK.

This tab contains the following elements:

Display name
Specifies the name of the script setting you will see in the Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator console.

Specifies the description for the script setting. The description should give an overview of the script setting and other relevant information that helps identify it among other script settings.

Script language
Specifies the scripting language used for the script with choices being VBScript, JScript, and PowerShell.

Allows you to edit the script that will be used to assess compliance on client computers. You can also use this box to input new script items.

Opens a browse dialog box to select a file that contains the required script and display its contents in the Script box. The file must be of the type VBScript, JScript, or PowerShell.

Clears the contents of the edit box.

Saves the changes and exits the dialog box.

Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.

Opens the help topic for this tab of the dialog box.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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