Msdt Command In Windows Server 2008

In this article I am going to explain about Msdt command in Windows Server 2008 operating system and also explain it's related syntax.
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Msdt (Message Queuing Triggers Service) is command-line tool that is built in Windows Server 2008. Msdt command automatically performs the troubleshooting tasks at the command-line or as a part of automated script. Then it enables additional options without user input. It determine the correct resolution to problems that you are experiencing on the computer.


msdt </id <name> | /path <name> | /cab < name>> <</parameter> [options] … <parameter> [options]>>

Parameters of Msdt Command

Parameter Description
/id <package name> Defines which diagnostic package to run. List of available package is in the Available troubleshooting packs" section.
/path <directory | .diagpkg file | .diagcfg file> Full path to a diagnostic package.
/dci <passkey> Pre-populates the passkey field in msdt.
/dt <directory> Lists the troubleshooting history in the given directory.
/af <answer file> Defines answer file in XML containing responses to one or more diagnostic interactions.
/modal <ownerHWND> Creates the troubleshooting pack modal to a window defined by the parent Console Window Handle (HWND), in decimal.
/moreoptions <true | false> Enables or disables the final troubleshooting screen that asks if the user wants to explore additional options.
/param <parameters> Set of interaction responses at the command line, similar to an answer file.
/advanced When the troubleshooting pack is started it expands the advanced link on the Welcome page by default.
/custom User is prompted to confirm each possible resolution before it is applied

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