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Ping a server and restart services on a different server

Posted on 2008-10-07
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I am trying to ping a server at a specified time period lets say from 10-11 am. If the ping is successful, I want to restart services on the current machine. If not successful to continue to ping. Here is what I have so far.  Can anyone tell me if I am on the right track or what else I need to complete.  

Dim strComputer

StrComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject(_
    "winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
strServiceName = "WZCSVC"
Set colPings = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
    ("Select * From Win32_PingStatus where Address = '255.255.255.0'")

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name = '" & strServiceName & "'")


Do While i = 0
For Each objStatus in colPings
    If IsNull(objStatus.StatusCode) _
        or objStatus.StatusCode<>0 Then

    Else
        objItem.StartService(strServiceName)

    End If
Next
Wscript.Sleep (6000)
loop
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Question by:earngreen
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You're declaring the wmi reference twice...try this:
strServiceName = "WZCSVC"

IP = "255.255.255.0"
 

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\.\root\cimv2")
 

Do While PingResult = False

  wscript.sleep 6000  

Loop
 

Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name = '" & strServiceName & "'")
 

For Each objService in colItems

  objService.StartService()

Next
 

Set objWMIService = Nothing
 

Function PingResult()

  On Error Resume Next

  Set colPings = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("Select * From Win32_PingStatus where Address = '" & IP & "'")

  For Each objStatus in colPings

    If IsNull(objStatus.StatusCode) or objStatus.StatusCode <> 0 Then 

      PingResult=False

    Else

      PingResult=True

    End If

  Next

End Function

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by:earngreen
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This works great. Thanks
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Happy to help - thanx for the grade! :^)
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