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Scripting with Perl
A Final Note
2. Running a Script Without User Intervention
Using a Scheduler
Running a Script as a Service
3. Remote Script Management
Writing the Script
Using a Stub Script
Writing the Stub
4. System Maintenance
5. Controlling Services and Drivers
Controlling Services with net.exe
Services Versus Drivers
Finding Registry Entries
Event Viewer and Beyond
6. Machine-Specific Scripting
Extracting the Machine Identifier
What Is a MAC Address?
Retrieving a MAC Address
7. Changing Network Identity
Retrieving Information from address.mac
Changing the NetBIOS Name
Setting Up IP Networking
The SID Issue
Access to an NT Domain
8. Script Safety and Security
Development and Deployment
9. A Custom Module
The MaintainAndConfigure Module
The Module Code
Appendix: Perl Module Functions
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