auditing Messenger Service via Group Policy.

Posted on 2008-06-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
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.
Thank you
Question by:oandosupport
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Expert Comment

ID: 21759178
Note: Windows XP SP2 automatically disables it.
Vista have no messenger service at all.

Author Comment

ID: 21759497
Yes, we noticed some systems have it turned on and some have it off. We want to know which

Expert Comment

ID: 21759514
Are you sure? Messenger service isn't safe.

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oandosupport earned 0 total points
ID: 21901506
I found a script to stop services at and I deployed it using SCCM.

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