Microsoft Windows Administrator's Automation Toolkit by Don Jones

By Don Jones

Get the designated suggestions, information, and instruments you must automate home windows method administration—including one hundred twenty complete operating scripts with command-line controls at the CD! home windows automation specialist Don Jones indicates you ways to run the scripts as written or customise them in your designated requisites. You’ll reconfigure a number of providers on a working laptop or computer, close down a number of distant desktops, upload clients to energetic listing® listing carrier, automate safety configurations, paintings with net info providers 6.0, and practice different key machine and community administration initiatives. You’ll additionally discover complex scripting instruments. The CD good points all a hundred and twenty timesaving scripts, plus an advantage e-book to additional your scripting expertise.A be aware concerning the CD or DVDThe print model of this ebook ships with a CD or DVD. For these buyers procuring one of many electronic codecs during which this e-book is out there, we're happy to provide the CD/DVD content material as a unfastened obtain through O'Reilly Media's electronic Distribution companies. To obtain this content material, please stopover at O'Reilly's website, look for the identify of this ebook to discover its catalog web page, and click the hyperlink lower than the canopy photo (Examples, significant other content material, or perform Files). notice that whereas we offer as a lot of the media content material as we're capable through loose obtain, we're occasionally restricted via licensing regulations. Please direct any questions or issues to booktech@oreilly.com.

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3 VBScript and the Windows Script Host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Command-Line Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 The Microsoft® Windows® operating system includes a number of command-line tools that you can use to automate simple tasks such as shutting down a single remote computer, but you can use scripting to tie those tools and other technologies together.

This value might not exist by default, so you might have to create it to set it. Of course, manually configuring all your computers to the desired registry settings can be time-consuming. You could implement logon scripts written in VBScript (which will run even when unsigned, thanks to the default WSH trust policy setting of zero) that sets the desired registry values accordingly. RegWrite "\HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\" & _ "Windows Script Host\Settings\TrustPolicy", 2, "REG_SZ" This code snippet sets the per-user TrustPolicy value to 2.

7 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 The Microsoft® Windows® operating system includes a number of command-line tools that you can use to automate simple tasks such as shutting down a single remote computer, but you can use scripting to tie those tools and other technologies together. Scripting provides the means to perform any given administrative task multiple times in a consistent, easy-to-use fashion. For example, you can use scripting to shut down multiple remote computers, add users to Microsoft Active Directory®, and reconfigure multiple services on a computer.

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