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Create Scripts

This feature allows you to create and edit scripts on the fly. Once created the new script is stored in the Atera script repository and can be run or scheduled in the same way as previously uploaded scripts.


To create and edit a script online follow the steps below:

1. From the left hand panel click Admin


2. Then click Scripts

The Scripts page displays.


3. Scroll to the bottom of the Scripts page and click the dropdown next to Upload Script


4. Click Create Script

The Create Script window displays.


Enter the Script parameters:

  • Description: Enter the description 
  • File Name: Enter the filename without using spaces e.g. 'powershellscript1'
  • File Type: Choose either BAT or PowerShell (ps1) file type.
  • Category: Add a new category or select from available ones.
  • Max Script Run Time (minutes): Specify the maximum script run time (can be from 1 - 60 minutes).
  • Arguments: Optionally enter any arguments for the script 
  • Run As: To run the script as a system administrator, tick System. To run the script as a current (local) user, tick Current User.
  • Variables: Enter script variables here as {[variable_name]}
  • Script Editor: Enter the script
    • Note: You can paste into this field from your preferred text/script/html editor.


5. Click Create

The script creation success message displays - you can now run and schedule the script in Atera.


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