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Managing Windows with VBScript and WMI

New ReleasesLearn all about Windows Management Instrumentation and how VBScript and WMI work together to make Windows administration faster and easier. Includes coverage of WMI security issues.

Featuring Don Jones.

24 chapters, 7 samples, running time: 1:08

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Table of Contents:



Introduction


WMI in a Script


Structure of WMI


Exploring the WMI Classes


Writing a WMI Query


Using WBEMTEST to Query WMI


WMI Scriptomatic


Customizing a Scriptomatic Script


Sample: Inventorying Remote Computer Service Pack Levels


Two Methods of Connecting to WMI


Using Impersonation in WMI


Using Alternate Credentials for WMI Connections


Sample: Backing up Security Logs


Sample: Shutting Down Remote Computers


Designing a WMI Script


Sample: Disabling a Particular Service


Using Associator Classes


Testing Associator Queries in WBEMTEST


Sample: Querying Dependent Services


Other WMI Namespaces


Sample: Querying Other Namespaces


Running Scripts Against Multiple Computers


Sample: WMI and Multiple Computers


Conclusion





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