A shell is a command language interpreter that is usually included with operating systems. A shell script is a series of commands.
The Shell plugin enables you to run custom shell scripts during the deployment process. The most common use case for this plugin is opening and running a shell script on the target machine. If the step is used within a larger process, ensure that you set the order correctly. For example, if you have to run a shell script prior to executing another process, you will need to add the Shell step above the other step.
Note: The Shell plugin is bundled with Deployment Automation, and you don't need to load it unless an upgrade or extension is required.
To use the plugin's steps, open the process designer and navigate to Scripting > Shell in the Tools pane.
This plugin has the following steps: