Shell Plug-in

A shell is a command language interpreter that is usually included with operating systems. A shell script is a series of commands.

The Shell plug-in enables you to run custom shell scripts during the deployment process. The most common use case for this plug-in is opening and running a shell script on the target machine. If the step is used within a larger process, ensure that you set the order correctly. For example, if you have to run a shell script prior to executing another process, you will need to add the Shell step above the other step.

Note: This plug-in is included in the standard plug-ins provided with Deployment Automation and need not be loaded unless you need to upgrade or extend it.

In the Process Editor Available Plug-in Steps, navigate to Scripting > Shell.

This plug-in has the following steps for you to add to your processes: