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In Brief

Use Perl script to produce an .axt from an entire directory structure .


Product Categories:
  • eDirectory
  • ZENworks
  • Functional Categories:
  • Migration
  • Secure Identity
  • Posted:22 Sep 1999
    File Size:1KB
    Publisher:Mark Poole


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    I had an application that was totally contained in a directory structure (no registry entries, no files in windows/sys, etc.) I didn't feel like doing a snAppShot just to copy some files, but adding them manually inside of NWAdmin is even less fun. So, I wrote this Perl script to do it for me. When it runs it will ask for three directories:

    • The directory where the files are now
    • The location you are going to distribute them from
    • The location you want them distributed to

    It will then copy all of the files to the Source_path (which must exist), and create an .axt file you can use to make a NAL object to copy them to your machines. It follows all NAL conventions (renames the files to #.fil, and creates a filedef.txt, creates macros, etc.)

    To run MakeAXT you need Perl, which is available for Win32 platforms at

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