By Don Jones

Take final keep watch over of approach management via studying complex scripting innovations from specialists. skilled home windows script-writers can flow past the fundamentals with hands-on guideline, complex strategies, and most sensible practices for utilizing Microsoft visible uncomplicated Scripting version (VBScript) as an enterprise-level administrative instrument. you furthermore mght get ready-to-use scripts and an e-book on CD.

Discover how to:

  • Build your personal scripting parts and libraries
  • Use electronic signatures and certificate to create security-enhanced scripts
  • Retrieve details from lively listing with complex ADSI techniques
  • Manage your home windows atmosphere with complicated home windows administration Instrumentation (WMI) techniques
  • Use scripts to again up, reproduction, fix, and set permissions in your staff coverage environment
  • Write scripts to entry databases with ADO
  • Build hypertext purposes for script graphical interfaces
  • Develop scripts that paintings with Microsoft trade Server and Microsoft Operations Manager
  • Exploit the scripting updates for home windows XP and home windows Server 2003

CD features:

  • More than a hundred pattern scripts to conform to your personal work
  • Fully searchable eBook

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52 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 There’s no doubt that scripts can be dangerous; well-publicized viruses such as Melissa and “I Love You” have proven that point. But there’s also no doubt that scripts can be useful tools as well. How do you ensure that the good scripts are run and the bad ones aren’t? Windows Script Host security, along with other security technologies, can help make scripting safe in any environment.

Wait until you are finished and then call SetInfo to commit all the changes at once. Otherwise, you impose unnecessary network traffic and server overhead. Chapter 1: Getting Started 27 To use the LDAP provider, we must connect the namespace by the distinguished name of the object. pri Active Directory domain. Set objDom=GetObject("LDAP://OU=Employees,DC=Company,DC=pri") With this connection, we can use the Create method to create a new user object. Create("User","CN=" & strUser) After we have the sAMAccountName for the new user, we can commit the change to Active Directory, and the user account will essentially exist.

Quit End Select If the file doesn’t exist, we create it and return to the main part of the script. Again notice the error handling and MsgBox. Quit End If Now that we have the audit log taken care of, let’s get down to business and use the FileSystemObject to look at the files in the folder. We create a collection object that will represent all the files in the folder by calling the Files method. Files We can enumerate this collection with a For…Each…Next loop and write information about each file to the log.

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