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Get the inside track on how to write system administration scripts with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), straight from Microsoft scripting experts. This practical learning guide teaches how to use WMI scripting techniques to gain control over your Microsoft Windowsâ??based, IIS-based, and Microsoft Exchange Serverâ??based environmentsâ??all at your own pace.

Build practical skills on everything from understanding the ins and outs of WMI and producing your first WMI Script to writing advanced WMI scripts that automate the management of systems, network services, files, printers, the registry, network services, and more. The companion CD features the complete eBook, 140 sample scripts, and timesaving scripting tools, plus more than 500 bonus scripts!

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"I love the sample code in this book" - by Anonymous on 11-SEP-2012
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I love the sample code in this book. i saved the sample code in VBS. they can help me run directly to narrow down the issue. This book can be a quick reference book when I encounter any WMI errors from the products i am supporting.
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