Posts tagged: Maintanence

New technote: Creating a Maintenance Shell

Animated, Gears, boxFrom the Technotes-R-Us Dept. How often have you been in the situation that you need to make some changes to some computers out there, but no matter when you try, them pesky users seem to be logging in everywhere at any time! There is of course traditional ways to prevent this, but this article by my fellow RESguru writer Rob Aarts delivers an novel yet effective means to do this. The secret sauce is using RES Automation Manager to deploy and configure a smart little app which is then configured as the shell of the target computer(s). It has other bells and whistles, so you may want to check it out.

Update Feb 11th: Sourcecode for the Maint.Shell executable is now included in the article

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