How to use execute FOG through command line?


  • For example, is it possible to restart a machine and have it reimage itself using a command line approach?

    I am a qa automator and I want to be able to deploy tests onto a specific machine and then have them automatically reimaged when the tests are done running. I am using Jenkins as a deployment server and as far as I know, there is no FOG plugin for Jenkins so I would need to do this through command line.


  • Perhaps just create a snapin with the requirede command inside, then you can just activate that for the host and it will reboot.

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    not built in, but you can call the php files passing in the correct information, I think.


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  • [quote=“chad-bisd, post: 11463, member: 18”]If you schedule a deploy task and no user is logged in, and you have globally enabled the reboot for scheduled jobs settings, and left it enabled in the client, then within 5 minutes the client should detect it has a job waiting and reboot using whatever boot order you have defined in the bios.

    You can also use the command line tool built into windows since Windows XP: shutdown.exe, provided you have permissions on the remote machine.[/quote]

    Is there a way to deploy a task through command line from the FOG server?

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    If you schedule a deploy task and no user is logged in, and you have globally enabled the reboot for scheduled jobs settings, and left it enabled in the client, then within 5 minutes the client should detect it has a job waiting and reboot using whatever boot order you have defined in the bios.

    You can also use the command line tool built into windows since Windows XP: shutdown.exe, provided you have permissions on the remote machine.

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