samba and nt logon scripts for win9x - running a program
jryan at kgv.edu.hk
Thu Feb 3 00:24:10 GMT 2000
Not really a samba question, however
> Howdy folks, been playing with win9x domain logon scripts to ease my admin
> tasks with a few clients and having trouble with one item. Basically what I
> want to have happen is each monday at first logon, the script would run the
> latest antivirus definition updater, the user would click yes to run it once
> the dialogue popped up and be done in 15-30secs or so.
Here's how I do it:
Download the definitions file and rename it Newdef.exe
In the logon script I do:
IF NOT EXIST C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\VIRUSD~1\20000124.001\ZDONE.DAT
Put the above command all on one line. The /Q is the parameter you're
looking for (means quiet). My users never know it's happenning.
The only thing you'll have to change is the 20000124.001
> v:\????i32.exe or v:\*i32.exe it doesn't work. Any ideas on how to get around
You can't use wildcards for a command. rename it to newdef.exe
> this? Basically I have a cron job setup to download the latest update file
How do you do that? I have to do it manually, because inside Norton's
virus definition directory are several files and the name changes with the
date they create them. Let me know please.
> each saturday and dump it in the netlogon share (for testing purposes now,
> I'll eventually setup a dedicated share for updates at logon).
> Also does anyone know any way to use the update file without user
> intervention? I checked it by running "0124i32.exe /?" from the command line
> and there aren't any switches it mentions for running in non-interactive
> Harondel J. Sibble
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