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Path

Path specifies the path and the name of the command to execute.

All RunAsynchronous commands run in the system context.

Values

 

Path_to_command

Specifies the path and the file name of the command to execute asynchronously. The path can be a local path or a UNC path. If the path is a UNC path, Credentials must be specified. Path_to_command is a string.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure asynchronous commands to run.

<RunAsynchronous>
   <!-- First asynchronous command to execute -->
   <RunAsynchronousCommand>
      <Order>1</Order>
      <Path>\\MyNetworkShare\MyApplication.exe</Path>
      <Description>DescriptionOfMyApplication</Description>
      <Credentials>
         <Domain>FabrikamDomain</Domain>
         <UserName>MyUserName</UserName>
         <Password>MyPassword</Password>
      </Credentials>
   </RunAsynchronousCommand>
<!-- Second asynchronous command to execute -->
   <RunAsynchronousCommand>
      <Order>2</Order>
      <Path>C:\AnotherApplication.exe</Path>
      <Description>DescriptionOfMyApplication</Description>
   </RunAsynchronousCommand>
</RunAsynchronous>

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