Month: July 2006

VBSCRIPT: Add New Domain's Admins to Local Administrators Programmatically

In order for Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) to install its Agent on a newly migrated computer, the user running the ADMT tool must have local Administrator access. Otherwise, the error log shows something similar to the following: WRN1:7290 Processor

Posted in Active Directory, VBScript

VBScript: Sort Array

Found this code and wanted to bookmark it… from’s Forums Function fSortArray(aSortThisArray) Set oArrayList = CreateObject(“System.Collections.ArrayList” ) For iElement = 0 To UBound(aSortThisArray) oArrayList.Add aSortThisArray(iElement) Next oArrayList.Sort set fSortArray = oArrayList Set oArrayList = Nothing End Function

Posted in VBScript

AD: Change Default Login Domain after Migration

When adding a trusted domain or migrating computers to a new domain, the login prompt often defaults to the old domain or the name of the workstation. This can cause confusion for users who are often confused about computers by

Posted in Active Directory

MACBOOK: Unexpected Shutdowns

Dang, Gina! My black Macbook has been a pain this past week. I’m having unexpected shutdowns galore. Called Apple about 5 times and they offered to replace it as it is a DOA. I’ve read around the Internet that others

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VBScript: Traverse Directories & Subdirectories Snippet

This snippet has come in handy quite a few times for me… Call ListFolderContents(“C:\Windows\System32\Drivers”) Sub ListFolderContents(path) set fs = CreateObject(“Scripting.FileSystemObject”) set folder = fs.GetFolder(path) Msgbox folder.path For each item in folder.SubFolders ListFolderContents(item.Path) Next set folder = Nothing set fs =

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ADMT: Auto-Expired Password Clean-Up

I’m using Microsoft’s Active Directory Migration Tool to migrate users from an NT 4.0 Domain to a Win2k3 Domain. The process seems mostly flawless so far except that the password settings (not the password itself) are lost after migrating the

Posted in Active Directory

IIS: Instantly Ban IPs Attempting to Login to MS-FTP as Administrator

UPDATE 12/18/06: The startup script has been modified slightly (cscript.exe was changed to wscript.exe). Now, console users will no longer encounter a blank black box upon login. UPDATE 11/21/06: Now that banning at the IP level has been added to

Posted in IIS, Security, VBScript