Convert small batch script to VBS

Hi All,

I have a batch script (below) that backs up the printer divers using printmig, and logs the result into the event log.  I need to convert this into VBS.

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:: backup print drivers using printmig utility
printmig -b \\localhost\print_share\prtbkp%computername%.cab

:: If the newly created printmig file doesn't exist log a sucess event
if not exist \\localhost\print_share\prtbkp%computername%.cab Eventcreate /L APPLICATION /so "Scheduled Task" /t ERROR /id 501 /d "backup Failed"

:: If the newly created printmig file does exist log a sucess event
if exist \\localhost\print_share\prtbkp%computername%.cab Eventcreate /L APPLICATION /so "Scheduled Task" /t INFORMATION /id 1 /d "backup Success"

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Many thanks
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sirbountyCommented:
This should do it...

'PrintBkup.vbs
Const WARNING = 3
Const INFO = 4

Dim objFSO:Set objFSO=CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Dim objShell:Set objShell=CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
Dim objNet: Set objNet=CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
PC=objNet.ComputerName
strFile="\\localhost\print_share\prtbkp" & PC & ".cab"

objShell.Run "printmig -b " & strFile
If Not objFSO.FileExists (strFile) Then
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(WARNING, "Backup Failed", PC)
else
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(INFO,"Backup Success", PC)
End If

Set objShell=Nothing
Set objFSO=Nothing
Set objNet=Nothing
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detox1978Author Commented:
Cheers,

I also need to add this;

regedit /e \\localhost\print_share\shares.reg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\Shares


which exports a registry hive....


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sirbountyCommented:
Easiest method with what you have here is:

'PrintBkup.vbs
Const WARNING = 3
Const INFO = 4

Dim objFSO:Set objFSO=CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Dim objShell:Set objShell=CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
Dim objNet: Set objNet=CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
PC=objNet.ComputerName
strFile="\\localhost\print_share\prtbkp" & PC & ".cab"

objShell.Run "printmig -b " & strFile
If Not objFSO.FileExists (strFile) Then
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(WARNING, "Backup Failed", PC)
else
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(INFO,"Backup Success", PC)
End If
objShell.Run "regedit /e \\localhost\print_share\shares.reg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\Shares"

Set objShell=Nothing
Set objFSO=Nothing
Set objNet=Nothing
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detox1978Author Commented:
Cheers,


I checked the first script and it works, but occationally it displays an error box saying "Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0005', line 13, char 3"


line 13 is;
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(WARNING, "Backup Failed", PC)
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sirbountyCommented:
Try this version...

'PrintBkup.vbs
Const WARNING = 3
Const INFO = 4

Dim objFSO:Set objFSO=CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Dim objShell:Set objShell=CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
Dim objNet: Set objNet=CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
PC=objNet.ComputerName
strFile="\\localhost\print_share\prtbkp" & PC & ".cab"

objShell.Run "printmig -b " & strFile
On Error Resume Next
If Not objFSO.FileExists (strFile) Then
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(WARNING, "Backup Failed", PC)
else
  ret = objShell.LogEvent(INFO,"Backup Success", PC)
End If
wscript.echo err.Description
On Error Goto 0
objShell.Run "regedit /e \\localhost\print_share\shares.reg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\Shares"

Set objShell=Nothing
Set objFSO=Nothing
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