6-8: Establish Self-Reporting of Computer Information

Solution overview

Type of solution

Scripts, tools, and guidance

Features and tools

Computer_InfoToDescription.vbs, Computer_Comment.hta, startup scripts, logon scripts, and scheduled tasks

Solution summary

Leverage Active Directory to gather, distribute, and expose information about computers, such as their location and the last user who logged on.

Benefits

Improved visibility of asset location and easier support.

Introduction

Enterprises benefit from knowing as much as possible about a computer, including information that changes over time, such as the user who is logged on to a computer. In this solution, I propose a simple and elegant solution for gathering this kind of information. You can create ...

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