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auditing Messenger Service via Group Policy.

Posted on 2008-06-11
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I am trying to see the status of the messenger service on systems across the network. Please help out.
I have SCCM 2007 and Operations Manager 2007 as well. Not sure if i can use these. Kindly suggest solutions or tools  and procedures I can use.
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Note: Windows XP SP2 automatically disables it.
Vista have no messenger service at all.
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Yes, we noticed some systems have it turned on and some have it off. We want to know which
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Are you sure? Messenger service isn't safe.
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I found a script to stop services at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/message/default.mspx?mfr=true and I deployed it using SCCM.
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