Updated: April 17, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
The Scwcmd.exe command line-tool included with the Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) can be used to perform the following tasks:
Configure one or many servers with an SCW-generated policy.
Analyze one or many servers with an SCW-generated policy.
View analysis results in HTML format.
Roll back SCW policies.
Transform an SCW-generated policy into native files that are supported by Group Policy.
Register a Security Configuration Database extension with SCW.
When you use scwcmd to configure, analyze, or roll back a policy on a remote server, SCW must be installed on the remote server.
Determines whether a computer is in compliance with a policy.
See Scwcmd: analyze for syntax and options.
Applies an SCW-generated security policy to a computer.
See Scwcmd: configure for syntax and options.
Extends or customizes the SCW Security Configuration Database by registering a Security Configuration Database file that contains role, task, service, or port definitions.
See Scwcmd: register for syntax and options.
Applies the most recent rollback policy available, and then deletes that rollback policy.
See Scwcmd: rollback for syntax and options.
Transforms a security policy file generated by using SCW into a new Group Policy object (GPO) in Active Directory Domain Services.
See Scwcmd: transform syntax and options.
Renders an .xml file by using a specified .xsl transform.
See Scwcmd: view for syntax and options.
Displays help at the command prompt.