N-central Help

Add Script/Software to the SolarWinds N-central repository

Create custom scripts to perform routine tasks on your customers' devices. Upload the script and add it to the SolarWinds N-central script/software repository. You can then use the scripts in a scheduled task.

Scripts you can add to the SolarWinds N-central repository include:

  • Automation Manager policies,
  • File transfer packages,
  • Windows and MacOS Scripts, abd
  • Third party software packages.

Uploaded files must meet the following requirements:

  • Scripts must be in batch file (.bat) or Visual Basic (.vbs, .vb, .vbe) format.
  • Third party software packages must be InstallShield, MSI, or Wise installers.
  • Files must not exceed 50 MB. A file reported by your operating system as 50 MB or more may fail at upload due to rounding performed by your operating system.
  1. Click Configuration > Scheduled Tasks > Script/Software Repository.
  2. Click Add and select a script type from the list.
  3. Click Browse to locate the script file.
  4. Click OK.

SolarWinds N-central uploads the script to the repository for use with scheduled tasks.