How do you create an output file for a job under the Job Target Properties > Job Output?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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If you want to capture the output of an installation procedure then you can use the $rf macro to redirect any output to an Output File.

The Output file can then be viewed by clicking on the Output File tab of the Job Target Properties window.



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When the installation procedure is being created, the following needs to be added in the 'Parameters' section under the Embedded File tab:

This will cause the output file to be generated so that any output that the install procedure generates will appear in this file.

You can also achieve the same result by passing only '$rf' as a parameter to the installation file provided that the file itself can redirect output to the variable passed in.
So for a batch file, the required lines in the batch file would be redirected to this passed-in parameter (%1)

Example: echo "this is text in the batch file" > %1
The 'Parameters' section for this job should simply contain $rf.