Help with Logon Script

Posted on 2005-02-24
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Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I'd like to write a logon script that will help be with a PC auditing progrma that we run.  Currently I can run the program with a simple script but I'd like to set something up that would only allow the app to run if it's been more than 7 days since the last time it was run.  The program modifies a hidden file on C:\ and what I would like is to have a command shell script that compares the modified date of the file against the current system time and determines is it's been more than 7 days since it was modified.  I have done other scripts that do similar tasks but i can't seem to get this one right.  Thanks
Question by:Chryyys
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Here ya go... This is a ScrptMasta special so you should feel priveldge it was wrote just for you.

Function DiffADate(theDate)
   DiffADate = DateDiff("d", Now, theDate)
   Wscript.Echo diffadate
End Function

Function WMIDateStringToDate(dtmInstallDate)
    WMIDateStringToDate = CDate(Mid(dtmInstallDate, 5, 2) & "/" & _
        Mid(dtmInstallDate, 7, 2) & "/" & Left(dtmInstallDate, 4) _
            & " " & Mid (dtmInstallDate, 9, 2) & ":" & _
                Mid(dtmInstallDate, 11, 2) & ":" & Mid(dtmInstallDate, _
                    13, 2))
End Function

strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colFiles = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
    ("Select * from CIM_Datafile Where name = 'c:\\test.doc'")

For Each objFile in colFiles
    Wscript.Echo "Last modified: " & objFile.LastModified
    mydate = WMIDateStringToDate(objFile.LastModified)

    If DiffADate(mydate) > 7 Then
       msgbox "More then 7 days"
       msgbox "Not 7 days"
    End if  

Expert Comment

ID: 13405314
I like the idea of updating the LastModified tag, just thought i'd add that using that method you have to make sure no one touches the file or it will change. Another alternative is simply to store the date in a text file.

Author Comment

ID: 13406850
And I thank you.  After I put my speicifc information in, it wokred like a champ.  

Expert Comment

ID: 13419896
Your welcome, glad I could help.

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