VBScript

Microsoft’s scripting language modeled on Visual Basic

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Creating a SQL Login (for a Windows Login or Group)

Creates a SQL login for a given Windows user login or group name.

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Converting WMI Dates

Converts a WMI Date Time value to a standard date time value. Visual Basic ‘Here, computer is the computer name to convert a WMI date. Computer = “.” Set objDT = CreateObject(“WbemScripting.SWbemDateTime”) Set objWMI = GetObject(“winmgmts:” & Computer & “rootcimv2”) Set objOS = objWMI.ExecQuery(“Select LocalDateTime ” & _ “from Win32_OperatingSystem”)...

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Connecting to a SQL Server

Makes a connection to the specified SQL server.

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Adding an MMC Snapin

Opens the MMC console and then loads the specified snapin.

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Activating Windows

Activates Windows on the computer name you specify.

Script detects infected files

In May of 2000 I was consulting for the McGowan Consulting Group (a.k.a. Strategic Business Systems) as one of two network administrators for Sikorsky Aircraft – Comanche Project.  I was still recovering from the work involved with preparring for Y2K and looking forward to see the movie “Gladiator” when I was forced...