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How do I get dell command update to work?

I am trying to figure out how to properly use dell command update in pdq deploy. I have the silent parameter in but it keeps failing. Any suggestions?

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  • Can you show what command you're using and output log of the failure?

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  • I cannot find the actual error right now but when I would run it. It would hang and then abort the deployment. 

     

     

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  • Your Parameters line should just have the /s in it.  If you look at your Command Line, you've appended the installer package name.

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  • Also, that looks to be a step that installs the program.

    As a separate package (so you can run it independently) to run it periodically for it to check for updates and apply them, make a command step for this:

    start /wait /d "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\CommandUpdate" dcu-cli.exe /applyupdates -reboot=disable -silent -Outputlog=C:\logs\DCU-4.2.0.log

     

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  • start /wait /d "\\ptrc-nas\Software\Dell CU 4.1\Dell-Command-Update-Application_P5R35_WIN_4.1.0_A00.EXE" Dell-Command-Update-Application_P5R35_WIN_4.1.0_A00.EXE /applyupdates -reboot=disable -silent -Outputlog=C:\logs\DCU-4.2.0.log

     

    is this correct for the program to run independently? 

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  • Btw, 4.2.0 and 4.2.1 are newer versions that have been released since the 4.1.0 you have.

     

    Install step:  (ignore the red error, it shows your specific path, which doesn't match my server)

    After it is installed on the workstation, a step to run it there.

    Note: it will install drivers including graphics and network, so even though it's being run silently, the user may notice stuff on the screen, or be disconnected from the network for a few seconds when it does that.

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