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"Tony" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> any web sites for login scripts reference.
> apart from mapping drive, what else can do in login script?
delete temp files from temp directory
start processes / programs
just about anything you can do with programs that provide a command-line
"Logon scripts are frequently used to map network drives, start
background processes, and initialize user environment
variables... Although a logon script is typically a batch file
(.bat extension), any executable program (.exe extension) can
also be used."
Given the fact that "a logon script is ... a batch file", means
that they can perform any of a myriad administration tasks.
As for resources in Scripting...
- See the following Web Page that describes itself as: "one-stop
shopping for system administrators wanting to manage their
Windows computers using Microsoft's scripting technologies"
NOTE: Once the "Welcome to the Script Center" Web Page is
loaded, you can use the TechNet "Search for" box to search to
scripts on a particular topic. And if you add the following word
to your query the results will be mostly sample scripts:
For example, if you are interested in sample scripts on the topic
of enumerating environment variables, submit the following query:
Enumerate Environment Variables scriptcenter
- You can find peer-to-peer support for scripting technologies in
the following newsgroup:
AKA: Windows Server Scripting
The following page has links you can click to access the
newsgroup with your Web browser, or with a Network News Transfer
Protocol (NNTP)-based newsreader such as Outlook Express.