VBscript file search

Does anyone know if there is a way through VBscript to search an entire server for any occurance of a ".mdb" file and then write the finding information to an output file showing the name of the file, location, owner, date last accessed, date created, and date modified?

I really appreciate your help or suggestions.
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
How 'big' is your 'entire server' ?

If I did that here, even with the faster Cray supercomputer, it would probably take a looooong time.

Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
see the codes from this link


Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
...isn't the "Owner" of the DB is something you would have to open the db file to determine....
(making this a bit more complex)
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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Give this a try, save as a VBS script and adjust the starting folder.  Try it on a small subfolder first to get an idea if it's getting the info you want before you run it on a larger drive or share.  It will certainly take a while to search a large drive, no matter what tool you use.

sFolder = "c:\ee"

Set oFSO = WScript.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

DoSearch oFSO.GetFolder(sFolder)

Sub DoSearch(oFolder)
   For Each oFile in oFolder.Files
      If LCase(Right(oFile.Name, 4)) = ".mdb" Then
         WScript.Echo "Name = " & oFile.Name
         WScript.Echo "Path = " & oFile.Path
         WScript.Echo "Owner = " & GetOwner(oFile.Path)
         WScript.Echo "DateLastAccessed = " & oFile.DateLastAccessed
         WScript.Echo "DateCreated = " & oFile.DateCreated
         WScript.Echo "DateLastModified = " & oFile.DateLastModified
         WScript.Echo "-------------------------------------"
      End If
   For Each oSubFolder In oFolder.Subfolders
End Sub

Function GetOwner(sFile)
   Set oWMI = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\.\root\cimv2")

   Set cItems = oWMI.ExecQuery("ASSOCIATORS OF {Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting='" & sFile & "'} WHERE AssocClass=Win32_LogicalFileOwner ResultRole=Owner")

   For Each oItem in cItems
      GetOwner = oItem.ReferencedDomainName & "/" & oItem.AccountName
End Function

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tesla764Author Commented:
Beautiful!! That's exactly what I was looking for.
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Welcome, glad that helped, thanks for the feedback.

tesla764Author Commented:
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