Advanced VBScript for Windows® Administrators

Advanced VBScript for Windows® Administrators
Published:January 25, 2006Language:English
Author:Don Jones and Jeffery HicksTechnology:Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Length:560 PagesISBN 13:9780735622449

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$ 49.99
About The BookTake your scripting skills to the next level with this definitive, in-depth guide.

Take ultimate control of system administration by learning advanced scripting techniques from two experts. Experienced Windows script-writers can move beyond the basics with hands-on instruction, advanced techniques, and best practices for using Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) as an enterprise-level administrative tool. You also get ready-to-use scripts and an eBook on CD.

Discover how to:

  • Build your own scripting components and libraries

  • Use digital signatures and certificates to create security-enhanced scripts

  • Retrieve information from Active Directory with advanced ADSI techniques

  • Manage your Windows environment with advanced Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) techniques

  • Use scripts to back up, copy, restore, and set permissions for your Group Policy environment

  • Write scripts to access databases with ADO

  • Build hypertext applications for script graphical interfaces

  • Develop scripts that work with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Operations Manager

  • Exploit the scripting updates for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003


  • CD features:
  • More than 100 sample scripts to adapt for your own work

  • Fully searchable eBook
  • About Don Jones and Jeffery HicksDon Jones, MCSE, is an expert on administrative scripting for Windows. He runs ScriptingAnswers.com and has written more than 15 books, including Microsoft Windows Administrator’s Automation Toolkit. A Microsoft MVP for Windows Server, Don is also a columnist for Redmond magazine. Jeffery Hicks is a senior network engineer with Visory Group and President and Principal Consultant of JDH Information Technology Solutions. He has 15 years’ experience in the IT industry and regularly contributes to several IT community Web sites.
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