Solved

Windows Processes trigger command

Posted on 2011-03-01
1
298 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Dear all,

Is there a way to check Windows Processes and when a particular program is ready and closed a command, batch file etc is triggered to switch off the computer.

I am using ViewClient 4.5 (VMware) and this allows you to logon to the virtual desktop using a single sign on. Now what I want is that when a users press logoff on the virtual desktop the process automatically tops and this switch off the physical pc.
0
Comment
Question by:casscar
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
Toxacon earned 500 total points
ID: 35043391
So, if I understand this right, when you take a logoff from the virtual you want the physical host to shut down.

Let's put it this way:

I assume that your user account and password are the same on both virtual and physical PC. I also assume that you have admin permissions on both computers with that account.

Create a batch file on the virtual:

shutdown /s /m \\physicalpcname /t 30
logoff

Open in new window


Run the batch file. It will initiate shutdown of the physical pc in 30 seconds after running and it will log you off from the virtual pc.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I wanted to share this with fellow Experts, who might not know. How often have you wanted to learn something, only to be set back by either restrictions imposed on "trial" or "evaluation" software?  How often have you had to rebuild a home networ…
This very simple solution applies to a narrow cross-section of the "needs to close" variety. In this case, the full message in Event Viewer was in applog, Event ID 1000: Faulting application iexplore.exe, version 8.0.6001.18702, faulting module …
Viewers will learn the different options available in the Backstage view in Excel 2013.
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question