Shutdown.exe switches

Just placing this as a placeholder for myself, but I’m sure others need this information on the fly sometimes.

 

 

C:\WINDOWS\system32>shutdown /?
Usage: shutdown [/i | /l | /s | /r | /a | /p | /h | /e] [/f]
    [/m \\computer][/t xxx][/d [p:]xx:yy [/c "comment"]]

    No args    Display help. This is the same as typing /?
    /?         Display help. This is the same as not typing any options
    /i         Display the graphical user interface (GUI).
               This must be the first option
    /l         Log off. This cannot be used with /m or /d option
    /s         Shutdown the computer
    /r         Shutdown and restart the computer
    /a         Abort a system shutdown.
               This can only be used during the time-out period
    /p         Turn off the local computer with no time-out or warning.
               This can only be used with /d option
    /h         Hibernate the local computer.
               This can only be used with the /f option
    /e         Document the reason for an unexpected shutdown of a computer
    /m \\computer Specify the target computer
    /t xxx     Set time-out period before shutdown to xxx seconds.
               The valid range is 0-600, with a default of 30
    /c "comment" Comment on the reason for the restart or shutdown.
               Maximum of 127 characters allowed
    /f         Force running applications to close without forewarning users
    /d [p:]xx:yy  Provide the reason for the restart or shutdown
               p indicates that the restart or shutdown is planned
               xx is the major reason number (positive integer less than 256)
               yy is the minor reason number (positive integer less than 65536)

KiXtart 2010 4.61 RC1 Released

Available on myITforum.com, of course.

Its available for download from the Scripting downloads page:

http://www.myitforum.com/downloads/default.asp?w=3&se=Scripting

 

Or, grab it with this direct download link:

KiXtart 2010 4.61 RC1

 

 

This update contains the following fixes & enhancements:

 

  • Fixed issue with handling of EXIT codes

  • Fixed issue with COPYing files to a directory (without specifying a backslash)

  • Fixed issue with writing large DWORD values to the registry

  • Updated @PRODUCTTYPE to correctly report Server 2008(R2) & Windows 7

  • Added REPLACE function

  • Fixed @LOGONMODE (yes, finally!)

  • Fixed BREAK “0”

 

Check out KIX2010.TXT for more detail on the enhancements.

The latest and greatest versions of KiXtart (2.33/3.63/4.60) can be found on: http://kixtart.org

WSUS 3.0 SP2, Docs and Downloads – the complete link list

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a206ae20-2695-436c-9578-3403a7d46e40#tm

 

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Deployment Guide

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=113d4d0c-5649-4343-8244-e09e102f9706#tm

 

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Operations Guide

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=22395ab7-9234-4eff-b9fd-48f152459aa2#tm

 

Step By Step Guide WSUS 3.0 SP2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=df628245-8449-4b93-948c-0926deb1197a#tm

 

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Features and Fixes

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6ab6cb3a-b2b5-436f-918f-7b6ca808717a#tm

 

Release Notes WSUS 3.0 SP2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ba94a0d3-f22a-4e24-877e-6be6ce5da6d7#tm

The Windows 7 Summit – Don’t miss this event

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will revolutionize the way we manage Windows environments. This is the greatest Windows platform, ever… Are you prepared?

 

During this free online event you'll learn to master the new features, all presented by leading computer industry experts like Marcus Murray, Johan Arwidmark and many more…

 

Meet the team that worked closely with the development team in Redmond, built production systems, configured, deployed, hardened, debugged, tested, crashed, modified and ran the new platform through all possible scenarios.

 

Join us for an amazing journey on October 7.

 

For more information, detailed agenda and free registration, go to http://www.windows7summit.com

The Operations Manager Support Team Blog : OpsMgr 2007: Event ID: 29106 "Failed to connect to an IPC Port: Access is denied"

 

When running System Center Operations Manager 2007 you may notice the following event:

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: OpsMgr Config Service
Event Category: None
Event ID: 29106
Date:
Time:
User:
Computer:
Description:
The request to synchronize state for OpsMgr Health Service identified by
"5209bd53-3cf6-dd12-af0d-7f872b995f76" failed due to the following exception
"System.Runtime.Remoting.RemotingException: Failed to connect to an IPC Port:
Access is denied.

The Operations Manager Support Team Blog : OpsMgr 2007: Event ID: 29106 "Failed to connect to an IPC Port: Access is denied"

Microsoft Security Bulletin Major Revisions

********************************************************************
Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Major Revisions
Issued: August 25, 2009
********************************************************************

Summary
=======
The following bulletins have undergone a major revision increment.
Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

* MS09-044 – Critical
* MS09-029 – Critical

Bulletin Information:
=====================

* MS09-044 – Critical

- http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-044.mspx
- Reason for Revision: V2.0 (August 25, 2009): Corrected the
download link for RDP Version 5.2 for Windows XP Service Pack
2 (KB958469). Also corrected the footnote that prescribed an
erroneous install sequence for KB958471 and KB958470.
Customers who have successfully installed these updates do
not need to reinstall.
- Originally posted: August 11, 2009
- Updated: August 25, 2009
- Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
- Version: 2.0

* MS09-029 – Critical

- http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-029.mspx
- Reason for Revision: V3.0 (August 25, 2009): Added an entry to
the section, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Related to This
Security Update to communicate the rerelease of the
Japanese-language update for Windows XP Service Pack 2,
Windows XP Service Pack 3, and Windows XP Professional x64
Edition Service Pack 2. Customers who require the
Japanese-language update need to install the rereleased
update. No other updates or locales are affected by this rerelease.
- Originally posted: July 14, 2009
- Updated: August 25, 2009
- Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
- Version: 3.0