Microsoft® Windows® Scripting with WMI: Self-Paced Learning Guide

Microsoft® Windows® Scripting with WMI: Self-Paced Learning Guide
Published:October 26, 2005Language:English
Author:Ed WilsonTechnology:Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Length:400 PagesISBN 13:9780735622319

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$ 44.99
About The BookLearn how to automate Windows administration with this hands-on guide from a scripting expert.

Go beyond simple queries and get the inside track on how to write system administration scripts with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)—straight from a Microsoft scripting expert. With labs and lessons you complete at your own pace, this definitive tutorial helps you build your scripting expertise and provides the professional guidance you need to automate Windows administrative tasks.

Teach yourself how to write and run scripts to:
  • Configure WMI—without editing the registry

  • Audit and inventory software on local or remote desktops and servers

  • Manage system components, including keyboards, motherboards, disk drives, and printers

  • Monitor and report on real-time changes in system performance and respond to critical events

  • Configure network components

  • Test security access rights and make changes to one or multiple systems


  • And learn how to:
  • Test, diagnose, and resolve errors with WMI

  • Back-up and restore the registry

  • PLUS—Get more than 900 script samples that you can use to help simply the management of your system resources


  • CD-ROM features:
  • More than 900 sample scripts to adapt for your own work

  • Time-saving scripting tools—including Script-o-Matic 2.0 and WMIcheck

  • Fully searchable eBook
  • About Ed WilsonEd Wilson is a Microsoft Senior Consultant and a scripting specialist in the Premier Support group at Microsoft. Ed’s Windows Scripting classes, based on his book Microsoft Windows Scripting Self-Paced Learning Guide (Microsoft Press), have been taught to hundreds of Microsoft customers and employees. Ed has authored or contributed to eight computer books and holds nearly two dozen industry certifications including MCSE, CISSP, and Microsoft Certified Trainer.
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