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by donj
Thu May 29, 2008 5:08 am
Forum: VBScript
Topic: Creating users from CSV file in AD
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Creating users from CSV file in AD

Probably the easiest way to do this is in Windows PowerShell using the cmdlets from www.quest.com/powershell. Import-CSV <filename> | ForEach-Object { New-QADUser -ou <ou_name> -property $_.column } Replace -property with the AD property name (as in, -city, -samaccountname, -sn, or whatever). Replac...
by donj
Thu May 22, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: VBScript
Topic: Jeff Don
Replies: 0
Views: 1293

Jeff Don

FYI: Jeff Hicks will soon be back in the forums more regularly. He's finishing up a book on managing Active Directory using Windows PowerShell (which will be published by SAPIEN Press), and the book is eating most of his time right now. Actually, this week he's on vacation - slacker! (just kidding) ...
by donj
Thu May 08, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: Windows PowerShell
Topic: Tips for output for WMI query
Replies: 2
Views: 2616

Tips for output for WMI query

function Get-DriveInventory {      PROCESS {           #get drives from WMI           $drives = gwmi win32_logicaldisk -comp $_ -filter "drivetype=3"                      #construct output objects           foreach ($drive in $drives) {                $obj = New-Object psobject                $obj ...
by donj
Thu May 08, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: VBScript
Topic: VBscript to check/uncheck...
Replies: 4
Views: 1804

VBscript to check/uncheck...

You install it on whatever machine is running the script. It's not an "agent" or anything. And it's a set of add-in commands for PowerShell, not standalone software. As for rights, you need to be able to edit a GPO - generally, that means the user utilizing the software needs to be a domain admin. I...
by donj
Thu May 08, 2008 5:04 am
Forum: VBScript
Topic: Renaming a bunch of files
Replies: 3
Views: 1750

Renaming a bunch of files

strJustFile = left(strFilename, Len(strFilename)-4)

That is, take the leftmost characters. How many of them? However many characters are in the string, minus 4 - which would be the period and the three-character filename extension.
by donj
Wed May 07, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: VBScript
Topic: Renaming a bunch of files
Replies: 3
Views: 1750

Renaming a bunch of files

So, if strFilename is the filename:

strExt = Right(strFilename,2)

Will put the last two digits of the filename extension into strExt. Then

intExt = CInt(strExt)

Will convert those two digits to a number, stored in intExt. You can then perform math with intExt.
by donj
Wed May 07, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: VBScript
Topic: VBScript for Database Backup...
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

VBScript for Database Backup...

What kind of database server are we talking about?
by donj
Tue May 06, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: VBScript
Topic: VBScript-check dskspace; threshold DB shrinking.
Replies: 2
Views: 1963

VBScript-check dskspace; threshold DB shrinking.

Please keep in mind that most of us aren't able to run your script since our environments differ from yours.

Can you tell us what error occurs, or what the script is supposed to do that it isn't doing? Exactly why is the script not serving its purpose?
by donj
Sun May 04, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: Windows PowerShell
Topic: WMI Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 2094

WMI Problem

I'm great with people using v2 - just NOT in production, as it's not stable enough (in terms of design) to make a part of production processes. Also keep in mind that v2's stability from OS to OS and platform to platform is variable. Right now the focus is mainly on Win2008 - once they reach "beta" ...
by donj
Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: Windows PowerShell
Topic: computer asset inventory
Replies: 59
Views: 35484

computer asset inventory

I am going to stress this very heavily Dee.  You really need to get a book or take a class in PowerShell.  YOu are asing questions about each lin eof code.  Many of these questions you are very close to having an answer for but it appears you lack some of the fundamentals.  Save yourseld some frust...