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Scripting Active Directory - Grouppolicy Settings

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Hello,

is it possible to script Active Directory with autoit ?

i want to active a gpo setting via script.

any way to do this ?


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The beta has COM support that can be used to do this. There are actually more than one choice in doing this with COM -- I have used the ADSI interfaces with good results.

You'll need to do some reading at MSDN and some searching in the forum here for examples, but you can do it.

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The beta has COM support that can be used to do this. There are actually more than one choice in doing this with COM -- I have used the ADSI interfaces with good results.

You'll need to do some reading at MSDN and some searching in the forum here for examples, but you can do it.

Dale

i searched the forum already for gpo related topics, but found nothing, so i made this thread

could you give me a sample of how could be done this ?


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with adsiedit.msc its only possible to query for something in ad if i am right, i found no way to CHANGE or SET a setting in gpos


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i think i found the answer for myself ;)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechn...81057ffcef.mspx

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Scripted control of individual settings inside a GPO is not provided.

The scripts include examples written in VBScript and JScript. They all have the .wsf extension and are executed through Windows Script Host (WSH), which is included with Windows Server 2003 and other recent versions of Windows. All of the scripts should be executed from the command line. Executing a script with the /? switch displays the usage for that script.


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Hello,

is it possible to script Active Directory with autoit ?

i want to active a gpo setting via script.

any way to do this ?

you can do this with Secedit.exe

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i think i found the answer for myself B)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechn...81057ffcef.mspx

Scripted control of individual settings inside a GPO is not provided.

Well, I'm not that sure. The article, whose link you posted, talks about the following scripts.

  • Back up a GPO -> BackupGPO.wsf
  • Import settings into a GPO -> ImportGPO.wsf
  • Restore a GPO -> RestoreGPO.wsf
I bet they use some kind of COM interface within those scripts. Unfortunately I cannot test it, as the GPMC needs WinXP od Win2k3. However you could download the GPMC and send or post the above scripts (or PM them to me). Let's look how they back up and restore a GPO. I guess we can change the setting before restoring or importing the GPO settings.

GPMC download link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...&displaylang=en

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

i think you misunderstood....

read THAT line: Scripted control of individual settings inside a GPO is not provided.

and thats exaclty what i wanted to do

only thing would be to analyse a backuped gpo but i think that would be really to complex

Edited by memnon

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i push this thread up once again - perhaps someone got the idea, how it could be done although its not supported....

the only idea i have atm is sending keystrokes B)


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