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Command Line Options

IFS Update Analyzer command line tool is located in the installation directory of the IFS Update Analyzer under the name “UPDAnalyzerCL.exe”. This tool is used to analyze standard folders and export the output to csv or Microsoft Excel compatible xml format.

Syntax1: Run analyzer and export result to as a csv file.

UPDAnalyzerCL -s "<base_path>" "<target_path>" "<modification_path>" -output “<output file path>”

The output file path should contain the output file with its extension (csv).


UPDAnalyzerCL -s "K:\Update1" "K:\Update2" "K:\Modification" -output "K:\result.csv"

Syntax2: Run analyzer and export result to a Microsoft Excel compatible xml file.

UPDAnalyzerCL -s "<base_path>" "<target_path>" "<modification_path>" -output “<output file path>” -outType "<csv|excel>"

This syntax is used in particular to output a file that is compatible with Microsoft Excel. However this syntax can also be used to output files as csv.


UPDAnalyzerCL -s "K:\Update1" "K:\Update2" "K:\Modification" -output "K:\result.xml" -outType excel

Syntax3:Run analyzer, export result and export the log as a text file.

UPDAnalyzerCL -s "<base_path>" "<target_path>" "<modification_path>" -output "<output file path>" -log “<log file path>”

UPDAnalyzerCL -s "<base_path>" "<target_path>" "<modification_path>" -output "<output file path>" -outType "<csv|excel>” -log “<log file path>”

The above syntax can be used to produce the log entries as an output file. When the above syntax is used the log entries will not be shown on the command line.


UPDAnalyzerCL -s "K:\Update1" "K:\Update2" "K:\Modification" -output K:\result.xml -outType excel -log "K:\logfile.txt"

Syntax4: View command line options.

UPDAnalyzerCL -usage