Windows Management Instrumentation WMI Scripting
- February 13, 2008
Active Directory and Exchange Server administrators must learn scripting language and command prompts to keep their careers on track.
- January 08, 2007
Many smaller enterprises have trouble keeping track of user connections to mapped drives. If users are creating and deleting their own network connections, it can be easy for them to duplicate or create redundant mappings, or to forget which drive ...
- December 11, 2006
You can use scripting to manage Group Policy itself. You can't use scripts to create or assign policies, but you can copy, back up and restore, import, and do Resultant Set of Policy reporting on policies using VBScript.
- October 30, 2006
Many of the things you'd like to do with VBScript are already built into PowerShell. In her latest column, scripting expert Christa Anderson talks about PowerShell's advantages over VBScript.
- September 29, 2006
As a way of finding and replacing text in scripts, the regular expressions method allows you to do things that pattern matching doesn't. But using regular expressions takes practice.
- August 28, 2006
Should you learn to script to perform a specific task? Scripting expert Christa Anderson tackles readers' email and answers questions about killing a process and managing variables and string names.
- July 31, 2006
Creating an office inventory system can be time-consuming. A simple script can give you the information it's possible to get programmatically and prompt the user for the information you can't get without their help. Run this script when a user first...
- June 28, 2006
Scripting expert Christa Anderson offers advice for a reader who needs a script to create an inventory of his office's seating plan.
- June 28, 2006
Scripting can be a shortcut for Windows administrators. Windows scripting expert Christa Anderson gives tips on scripting basics as well as advanced scripts.
- April 26, 2006
This Scripting School column will discuss how to read an external file and how to create folders programmatically from a list of names, as you might do when setting up a new terminal server and creating user home directories.