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A script batch to send a Message to WKS in the LAN

i need a batch script to send an Alert message to One or many computers in the LAN

the script should take some variables that the user will key in which are:
The Number of WKS to send the message (Var  1)
The Names of the WKS to send the messages (Var2)
The Message to be sent (Var "3)

and the script will use the command msg to send var 3 to WKS in VAr 2

I hope i made this clear . the script should be enough User friendly that why I see a dialogue to collect the variables

Thx
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gazambey
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gazambey
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NVITCommented:
What is Number of WKS for?

How about this?
set /p NumWKS=Number of WKS?
set /p NameWKS=Name of WKS?
set /p Msg=Message?
msg %NameWKS% %Msg%

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becraigCommented:
powershell version:
If you want your script to run interactively you could go for comma separated values in your computername string. For example:
$message = read-host -prompt "type your message here"
$computername = Read-Host -Prompt "type a computername or multiple separated by comma"
$session = "*"
foreach ($computer in ($computername -split ',')) {
msg $session /server:$computer $message
}

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If you want to have a parameterized script you could do something like this, allowing you to call this script with 1 or more computer names:
param (
[string]$Message,
[string[]]$ComputerName
[string]$Session = '*'
)
foreach ($Computer in $ComputerName) {
msg $session /server:$computer $message
}

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Taken from:
http://powershell.com/cs/forums/p/13545/25028.aspx
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
What version of Windows do you want this to work on or do you have computers other than just Windows?
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gazambeyAuthor Commented:
hello all my machines are Windows

Rgds
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gazambeyAuthor Commented:
Most of them are Windows 7
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becraigCommented:
Do neither of the two script options I provided above work for you ?
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gazambeyAuthor Commented:
Yes the scripts are working fine . I choose the Interactive one . The Only thing for certains Machines there is one Registry key that have to be changed otherwise there will be an error
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becraigCommented:
Is that something you need help with, or do you pretty much have a handle on it ?
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