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Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions, Second Edition by Dave Roth

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Summary

Administrators using the Win32 extensions should consider themselves lucky to have such a war chest of valuable functions to assist them in their daily chores of running a network of users and machines.

The Win32 extensions provide a wide range of functionality to manage accounts. Not only user but also machine accounts can be managed. This is not limited to the general adding and removing of accounts; it also includes renaming, disabling, and changing passwords as well as modifying the current state of an account.

As if account management weren’t enough, the Win32 extensions also provide access to group management. Creating, modifying, and removing both local and global groups are supported. With these functions, users can be added ...

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