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CTRL+ALT+Del a machine remotely

Hi,

I want a tool or script which can CTRL+ALT+Del a machine remotely.The machine name can be taken from a file or done individually.
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Sharath
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Aikidokajeff

Why do you need to Ctrl-Alt-Del?
Do you mean you want it to reboot the machine?
If you want to do that then there is a command you can run to reboot a machine.
Run "shutdown -m \\srv1 -r"
This will shutdown SRV1

If you google for the Shutdown command you should find lots of useful info on it.

Aik
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No i ant to CTRL + ALT+ DEL remotely.When a user is using his machine i want to do this.
Ok, but what function do you want the Ctrl-Alt-Del to perform? in Xp the options from Ctrl-Alt-Del are to Lock computer, Log Off, Shutdown, Change Password, Task Manager and cancel.

Aik
windows netmeeting has this feature, there is a button to send CTRL+ALT+DEL.

in xp, you can start netmeeting by runnning : start > run > conf
setting up netmeeting for remote desktop is simple . feedback if you find issues with it.
You can also use VNC and right click on the top bar, click ctrl-alt-del
Yes, If you're using a remote connection program, most of them have the ability to activate CTRL+ALT+DEL.

So if you are using a remote access client, which one are you using?
If not, what purpose does bringing up CTRL+ALT+DEL remotely on this machine serve?

Aik
i shall explain.

I have a tool where we can find if any one has logged in as administrator  and not locked the machine.So i would required another script which can lock all the machines in the list so that no one enters that machine and misuses the priveleges.

Some time we administrators forget to lock some servers after we are done with it.

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Sharath
I would suggest forcing the screensaver on and setting it to "On resume, Password protect".

That way whenever the machine is left alone for the set time the machine will be locked and it will require a password to regain access.

Aik
Can i do this with a script.Because i dont know at what time which machine i shall have this issue.
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