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Product:MKS Toolkit (All)
Keywords:shell, scheduler, shortcut
Category:Utilities/Knowledge Base

How do I run a shell script from the Toolkit Scheduler or a Shortcut?

KornShell scripts can not be directly executed from a shortcut or the Toolkit Scheduler. You have to specify the KornShell as the program to execute and the pass the script to it as an argument. Example for a Shortcut:

sh.exe c:/fullpath/script.ksh

Example for the Scheduler:

Program: sh.exe
Arguments: c:/fullpath/script.ksh

Notice that the shell requires forward slashes in the path to the script.