Scripting Question

Running script attached to software smart label

06/29/2020 152 views


I am trying to run a software smart label with an online shell script with the hope that as new computers are found with a specific piece of software the script will run and delete the computer from the software list.

The issue that I am running into though is I am receiving the following error "The script could not be run because none of the specified devices were available". The script runs fine with a device smart label so I know the computers are on, so why am I getting this error with the software smart label?

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  • What do you mean by "Delete the computer from the software list"? Are you trying to uninstall an application when it is found? In that case, you are still going to use a device smart label that finds computers with that software title installed.
    • Is it not possible to use a software smart label to repopulate device lists when a user re-installs an unapproved application?
      • I think there is some confusion on terminology:

        A "software smart label" implies a smart label which is applied to software titles.

        A "device smart label" implies a smart label which is applied to devices.

        In reality a smart label can apply a label to multiple types of objects, although you can restrict their usage to just computers, software, patches, etc.

        I believe you have a label that applies to devices when they have a particular software title installed. Are you calling that a "software smart label"?

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