wmi script

Posted on 2007-12-05
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
i need a wmi script to use in group policy.  i need it to filter laptops from the policy so it only applies to workstation desktops.  what our goal is to filter .mp3, .wavs and laptops from this policy for folder redirection of the users my documents folder to a server for backup.  I am not a script guy so i need some help with this. thanks in advance
Question by:scripttron75
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Author Comment

ID: 20416667
cant anyone help on this??
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chandru_sol earned 500 total points
ID: 20417192
Try this....

Option Explicit

Dim strComputer, strChassis

Dim objWMIService, objChassis, colChassis, objItem

strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _

& "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" _

& strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colChassis = objWMIService.ExecQuery _

("Select * from Win32_SystemEnclosure",,16)

For Each objChassis in colChassis

  For Each objItem in objChassis.ChassisTypes

    Select Case objItem

    Case 1 strChassis = "Maybe Virtual Machine"

    Case 2 strChassis = "??"

    Case 3 strChassis = "Desktop"

    Case 4 strChassis = "Thin Desktop"

    Case 5 strChassis = "Pizza Box"

    Case 6 strChassis = "Mini Tower"

    Case 7 strChassis = "Full Tower"

    Case 8 strChassis = "Portable"

    Case 9 strChassis = "Laptop"

    Case 10 strChassis = "Notebook"

    Case 11 strChassis = "Hand Held"

    Case 12 strChassis = "Docking Station"

    Case 13 strChassis = "All in One"

    Case 14 strChassis = "Sub Notebook"

    Case 15 strChassis = "Space-Saving"

    Case 16 strChassis = "Lunch Box"

    Case 17 strChassis = "Main System Chassis"

    Case 18 strChassis = "Lunch Box"

    Case 19 strChassis = "SubChassis"

    Case 20 strChassis = "Bus Expansion Chassis"

    Case 21 strChassis = "Peripheral Chassis"

    Case 22 strChassis = "Storage Chassis" 

    Case 23 strChassis = "Rack Mount Unit"

    Case 24 strChassis = "Sealed-Case PC" 

    End Select



WScript.Echo "Computer chassis type: " & strChassis

'WScript.Echo strComputer & "'s chassis type: " & strChassis 


' End of WMI VBScript - Chassis type

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Expert Comment

ID: 20417322
If your desktops and laptops have a different naming convention you can create a wmi filter to filter them out (that is how I do it)

It is much simpler than using the above script by Chandru.  Although it is an awesome script.  I used it for other functions also, BUT be advised a laptop in a docking station sometimes will report it chassis type as a docking station, so that is another variable to have to work into your filter.
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thanks scripttron75 for the Grade

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