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    Network Shutdown

    Hi am looking for a script or software which would allow me to schedule remote shutdown on our network computers (Student machines in classroom).

    I have tried puting in a script in to GPO Startup script batch file but with no success.

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    AT 18.00 SHUTDOWN -S -F -T 60 -C "This machine will shut down in 60 seconds please save all your work"

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    With my slightly biased hat on, Shutdownertron - decentralised, group policy directed shutdowns with user abort.

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    another vote for shutdownertron (y). It's gonna be easier in the long run

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    If you setup a FOG server to ease deployment of images an extra bolt on you can set is that after a set time (here we use 16:00) if nobody has been logged in for 15 mins the machines shutdown - this stops staff moaning that they where working late and you have shutdown there computers!

    Toby

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    another vote for shutdownertron also..

    im looking forward to the new version too ;p

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    Thanks for that guys.

    Installed the sanpin to Group Policy.

    But not filtering onto client machines. Am i missing something is there a client install or should it be pushed through GP

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    What's a sanpin??

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    Sorry guys that was snapin.

    What i meant was installed the template into the gp snapin.

    But this is not having any effect on the client machine.

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    This is answered in the installation instructions: Shutdownertron - Administrator’s Guide
    Last edited by powdarrmonkey; 14th October 2010 at 03:46 PM.

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    Hiya where is the client msi file.

    Unable to find it any where

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    You already used it to install the server component...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    another vote for shutdownertron also..

    im looking forward to the new version too ;p
    Shutdownertron + 1. Although, any ideas as to when this may be released as I am stuck with machines not shutting down if locked or asleep (would love to be able to wake them up and then shutdown properly).

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    Going to throw my hat in here too for Shutdownertron ... works very well for us

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    Hi i might be a bit dim here.

    Installed shutdown on server 2008r2 so added it to group policy and enabled desired settings.

    This did not work on my client machines.

    Do i have to push client software to the client machine for this to work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by icttech View Post
    Hi i might be a bit dim here.

    Installed shutdown on server 2008r2 so added it to group policy and enabled desired settings.

    This did not work on my client machines.

    Do i have to push client software to the client machine for this to work?
    Yes, from what I remember you create a new policy with the software installation settings set to the .msi and the .mst where applicable, then apply this policy to the OUs containing the machines you want to shutdown.



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