Use the save_dz_command command to save the currently selected UNIX command stored in memory to Active Directory. You must save a UNIX command for any changes you make using ADEdit to take effect in Active Directory. If you select another UNIX command or end the ADEdit session before saving the currently selected UNIX command, your changes will be lost.

Zone type

Classic and hierarchical






This command takes no options.


This command takes no arguments.

Return value

This command returns nothing if it runs successfully.



This example saves the currently selected UNIX command to Active Directory.

Related commands

Before you use this command, you must have a currently selected zone stored in memory. The following commands enable you to view and select a UNIX command:

After you have a UNIX command stored in memory, you can use the following commands to work with that command:

  • delete_dz_command deletes the selected command from Active Directory and from memory.
  • get_dzc_field reads a field value from the currently selected command.
  • set_dzc_field sets a field value in the currently selected command.