Solved

NTresoucekit ..Delprof.exe script.

Posted on 2000-02-24
5
2,102 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Delprof question...

i need to tidy up pcs on the network running winnt 4.0, one of the tasks is to tidy up old user profiles taking up valuable h/d space.

Delprof is the ideal tool however when to run it the client needs admin privaledges therefore running it in a login script wont work.

I want to run this from an NT server which is logged in as domain admins and run a script from there, however i can only do one pc at a time....

delprof /i /c:\\computername

Is there a way to pipe a text file containing all the pc names on the network.. ie something like

delprof /i /c:|computernames.txt

NB:this program runs in dos mode.
0
Comment
Question by:andyinet4
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Tim Holman earned 200 total points
ID: 2554908
Why not ?

Something like this would work :

@echo off
for /f "Skip=3 Tokens=*" %%i in ('net view') do call :delprof %%i
goto :end
:delprof
set name=%1
rem 'delprof /i \\%name%'
:end
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:andyinet4
ID: 2557270
Thanks... i didnt realise this was a dos command.. it works really well,and could be handy for a lot of other things.

Just one thing though when delprof program runs its prompts for input on whether you want it to delete all inactive files.. the prompts are y/n.

Any ideas how to put this in as well?

Cheers
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Tim Holman
ID: 2557636
delprof /Q will do it quietly.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:csabay
ID: 2557809
delprof directs its screen output to the error channel, I'm afraid. So it is not pipable under NT's native DOS.

Sorrow -

Charles

P.S.: It can happen you make run Norton DOS e.g. on your NT; Norton DOS has got the capability to redirect error channel.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:andyinet4
ID: 2557826
Thanks for your help.....
0

Featured Post

Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
windows 10 too frequent updates regularly , why? 6 52
Cygwin - GNU GPL License 1 24
Thoughts on PC Doctor 11 47
Password manager for small company 3 13
Recently Microsoft released a brand new function called CONCAT. It's supposed to replace its predecessor CONCATENATE. But how does it work? And what's new? In this article, we take a closer look at all of this - we even included an exercise file for…
Join Greg Farro and Ethan Banks from Packet Pushers (http://packetpushers.net/podcast/podcasts/pq-show-93-smart-network-monitoring-paessler-sponsored/) and Greg Ross from Paessler (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) for a discussion about smart network …
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question