SOC Automated Windows Testing Project
j0j0 at riod.ca
Wed May 31 19:13:54 GMT 2006
William Marshall wrote:
>If you (anyone..) is doing WMI coding, a neat tool is scriptomatic,
>although I'm not sure it is going to have the interfaces you need. 1) it
>makes the code for you from a template 2) it knows enough about the
>interfaces that you can use the GUI to find the query/operation you want
>A completely new version of the famous Scriptomatic, the utility that
>writes WMI scripts for you. (And, in the process, teaches you the
>fundamental concepts behind writing WMI scripts for yourself.) Unlike its
>predecessor, Scriptomatic 2.0 isn’t limited to writing just VBScript
>scripts; instead, Scriptomatic 2.0 can write scripts in Perl, Python, or
>JScript as well.
>ssh, etc. would work, but I wonder how much coding would need to be done
>to allow Samba clients to do a wmi.run to a remote windows system.
>I did find one web page that looked promising "it is based on the Windows
>Management Instrumentation (WMI) object model. ... The server in Carter's
>implementation consists of Samba running on a Sparc ..."
>But Jerry was talking about a different subject.
>Rochester PC Server Team
Thanks, I'll check out that scriptomatic tool. As for remote WMI, I saw
on IRC this afternoon that Jelmer mentioned that it is reliant on a
complete DCOM implementation. I don't know what that means in terms of
what would need to be done to make it work, however.
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