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system shutdown when it is idle through group policy

by maheshbabu123413 / February 2, 2012 12:24 AM PST

Hi all,

i am looking for a script where i can shutdown all the pcs in a lan in an organization when the system is idle for more than 2 hours through group ploicy.

please provide any batch file or shell script or vbs script to run from gp.

if any know it plz explain me it in brefly (steps)

thank you

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Re: shutdown
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 2, 2012 10:00 PM PST

If you can't find the way to do this using google (I didn't try, but I don't think I can, because I lack the necessary basis on server and network management) it's time to ask your boss to send you to some 'Manage a Windows 2003 server' and a 'Manage a network through a Windows 2003 server' course.

Until then, it seems best to visit the PC's, ask the user to login for you and change the energy saving settings yourself (either via the control panel screen or via a .reg file).


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by spynomak / February 8, 2012 2:27 AM PST
In reply to: Re: shutdown

shutdown -i

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idle shutdown
by maheshbabu123413 / June 18, 2012 10:11 PM PDT

hi all

can you please help with a a script or mechanism to shutdown the client after idle time say 2 hours from Gp

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