The VBScript Network and Systems Administrator's Cafe:

September, 2008

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September 27, 2008  8:19 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Private Statement

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

The Private statement is used to declare a variable as being Private inside a script. If used outside of a class it has little effect and the variable can be used throughout the script, however, if used inside a class statement it will only be able to be used inside the class statement...

September 26, 2008  7:54 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the On Error Statement

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The on error statement allows you to somewhat control how the scripting engine handles errors in the scripts you write. It allows you to turn error handling on and off for the scripting engine so that you can handle them in your script.  The Statement essentially has two ways it is used. First...


September 20, 2008  8:10 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Property Get Statement

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Within a VBScript class the Property block allows you to Get the value of the property in the class. This statement works in conjunction with the Property Let and Property Get statements and can only be used inside a class inside VBScript-- and no where else in the script.  By default the...


September 19, 2008  7:50 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Property Set Statement

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Within a VBScript class the Property block allows you to set the value of the property in the class. This statement works in conjunction with the Property Let and Property Get statements and can only be used inside a class inside VBScript-- and no where else in the script. This would in turn be...


September 18, 2008  7:31 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Property Let Statement

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

Within a VBScript class the Property block allows you to set the name of the property in the class. This statement works in conjunction with the Property Set and Property Get statements and can only be used inside a class inside VBScript-- and no where else in the script.  By default the...


September 13, 2008  11:11 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Function Statement

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The Function statement creates a function and allows you to list the arguments (if any) which are to be passed into the function.   The major difference between a function and a subroutine, is that a function can return a value. To return a value you...


September 12, 2008  6:04 AM

How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

One thing that comes up frequently in my need to script tasks, is the ability to run a script from the command line, or as a scheduled job with parameters passed to it from the calling application. In a "set it and forget it" script it's not such a big deal to have arguments...


September 6, 2008  11:41 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Public Statement

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The VBScript Public statement creates a variable, function, subroutine, or class that is available outside the bounds of the scope it was created in and it functions very much like a global variable, except that it can be declared or initialized inside a non0-global code...


September 4, 2008  4:01 PM

Pinging a remote computer from another remote computer using the WMI Win32_PingStatus class in VBScript

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

I recently began working on trying to figure out ways to troubleshoot real problems with a VBScript and give me some diagnostic information about the current state of the environment. As I build this script I plan on sharing pieces of it bit by bit with you, my readers. I also wanted to get back to...


September 2, 2008  3:44 PM

Google’s new browser, Chrome scheduled for release today

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

Well, the blogosphere is currently in a frenzied state about the new Google Chrome browser-- and there still isn't a download page for it. It's gotten to such a point that even searching Google won't bring up a link for the browser from google itself-- which is actually kind of funny if you think...


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