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Get guidance from a well-known scripting expert—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript). This tutorial delivers hands-on, self-paced learning labs to help you get started automating Microsoft Windows administration—one step at a time.

Discover how to:

  • Manage folders and files with a single script

  • Configure network components with Windows Management Instrumentation

  • Administer users and groups using subroutines and Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI)

  • Design logon scripts to configure and maintain user environments

  • Monitor and manage network printers

  • Back up and edit the registry—avoiding common pitfalls

  • Handle errors and troubleshoot scripts

  • Simplify administration for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Internet Information Services 6.0

Includes a CD featuring:

  • All practice exercises

  • 100+ sample scripts to adapt for your own work

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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