The old cliché “time is money” is probably more true for systems administrators than anyone else. In today’s post-boom, “do more with less” economy, you’ve got no choice but to focus on efficiency in doing your job. With organizations keeping IT headcount to a minimum, it’s crucial to practice proactive, efficient systems administration.
Smart systems administrators use VBScript to fill in the gaps between native Windows tools. With a strong handle on VBScript and its connections to your server’s WMI store, you’ll be amazed at how efficient you can become.
What follows are five of my most essential scripts, the ones at the top of my toolbox. I think you’ll find them as useful for you as they are for me.