SVSCMD command-line examples

Article:HOWTO50177  |  Created: 2011-04-18  |  Updated: 2011-09-26  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO50177
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SVSCMD command-line examples

The following is a list of SVSCMD command-line examples with an explanation of what each example does. The examples are listed in alphabetical order by the command-line parameter that is used.

See SVSCMD command-line parameters

Table: Command-line examples

Command-line examples

Result

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" A

Activates the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE * A -NDR REF

Activates all layers.

SVSCMD.EXE 4db31efa-9163-45de-b33f-bb4737aa022c AUTO -Y

Sets the layer with the specified GUID to start automatically.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" CAPTURE -E

Ends the capture of changes to the layer. This command is used after the CAPTURE -START command.

SVSCMD.EXE "Notepad" CAPTURE -P C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe

Creates a layer for Notepad.exe.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" CAPTURE -START

Creates a new layer with the specified name. The capture starts and is active.

SVSCMD.EXE CHECKKEY -KEY xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx

Lets you know if the specified product key is a valid key.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" CREATE

Creates an empty layer with the specified name.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" D -F

Forces a deactivation of the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" DEL -F

Forces a deletion of the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE ENUM

Lists all existing layers.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" EXPORT -PATH "C:\My Packages\Layer.vsa"

Exports the specified layer to the specified layer archive file.

SVSCMD.EXE HELP

Displays the help for SVSCMD.

SVSCMD.EXE I -P C:\VSP\Layer.vsa -F

Forces the import of the specified layer archive file.

SVSCMD.EXE ignore -WAIT -PATH "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 11\WINWORD.EXE MyWord.doc"

Ignores the requested process. This command is generally used during capture.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" P

Displays the properties for the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -L 65.4

See How layer prioritization works.

Sets the priority for the specified layer with a priority value of 65.4.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -R

Resets the priority of the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -T HKCR -L 65.4

Sets the priority for the specified layer to type HKCR with a priority value of 65.4

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -T HKCR -R

Resets the priority of the specified layer and sets the type to HKCR.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -T NORMAL -L 65.4

Sets the priority of the specified layer with a priority value of 65.4 and sets the type to Normal.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" PRIORITY -T NORMAL -R

Resets the priority of the specified layer and sets the type to Normal.

SVSCMD.EXE RELOAD

Reloads the Global Exclude list from the registry into the Workspace Virtualization Agent.

SVSCMD.EXE 4db31efa-9163-45de-b33f-bb4737aa022c reset -F

Forces a reset of the layer with the specified GUID.

SVSCMD.EXE SEND

Sends inventory information to Notification Server.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" SETGUID 0C4936F6-4943-4D0F-9647-29FE71216c89

Changes the GUID of the specified layer to the specified GUID.

SVSCMD.EXE SETKEY -KEY xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx

Sets the product key for the Workspace Virtualization Agent.

SVSCMD.EXE VER

Displays the current version of the Workspace Virtualization Agent files.

SVSCMD.EXE 0C4936F6-4943-4D0F-9647-29FE71216C89 VISIBILITY -UNSET 1

Unsets the specified layer's visibility from "Other layers cannot see this layer."

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" VISIBILITY -SET 3

Sets the specified layer's visibility to "Base layer cannot see this layer."

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer name" DEPEND -A 0C4936F6-4943-4D0F-9647-29FE71216C89

Sets a dependency between the specified layers.

SVSCMD.EXE "Sample App" DIFFERENCE "Sample App V2" -PATH c:\app.vpa

Creates a patch archive file from the specified layers and saves it in the specified folder path.

SVSCMD.EXE PATCH -PATH c:\temp\app.vpa

Applies the specified patch archive file.

SVSCMD.EXE PATCH -PATH c:\temp\app.vpa -INPLACE

Applies the specified patch archive file over the existing layer.

SVSCMD.EXE PATCH -PATH c:\temp\app.vpa -RW

Applies the specified patch archive file and copies the writeable sublayer to the newly patched layer.

SVSCMD.EXE "Layer Name" CLONE -NAME "Layer Name Clone"

Clones the specified layer.

SVSCMD.EXE "Sample App" EXIT -Y

Sets the layer to deactivate on the exit of the last process.


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