[windows2000] Re: Auto-shutdown pc's with GPO

  • From: "Greg Reese" <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 07:07:25 -0600

the energy star website also has a gpo for controlling power settings that
may help here.


Greg

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 4:26 AM, Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Isn't hibernate good enough? What's the actual saving on shutting down
> completely vs hibernate?
>
> Anyway, roll out a startup script and add an at-job to be run at 1900hrs. I
> believe MS has some shutdown tools. Or just use Sysinternals psexec and
> psshutdown.
>
> The way I do (similar stuff) it, is to occasionally use Hyena to get an
> updated
> list of all computers on the domain and dump that list to text file, eg
> computers.txt. Then I have a scheduled task on my computer to run
>
> "C:\Program Files\pstools\psexec" @c:\computers.txt -s
> "%programfiles%\pstools\psshutdown -f -k"
>
> Or something like that.
> --
> /Sorin
>
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >On Behalf Of Patrick
> >Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 10:39 AM
> >To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [windows2000] Re: Auto-shutdown pc's with GPO
> >
> >Well sort of. The school is looking for a solution were by pc's are turned
> off
> >auto
> >everyday @ 7pm. We also want the ability to send the monitor into power
> save
> >mode.
> >
> >This tool looks great, but it seems it will only solve the latter problem,
> I am
> >still stuck
> >with finding a solution that actually shuts down the pc at a certain time.
> I
> >know this is
> >possible with a script, but that means constantly updating the list of
> >computers when
> >ever a new one is joined onto the domain
> >
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Patrick
> >
> >
> >________________________________
> >
> >From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 9:00:32 AM
> >Subject: [windows2000] Re: Auto-shutdown pc's with GPO
> >
> >I believe your problems can be solved with the "Terra Novum EZ GPO Tool"
> for
> >setting standby timeouts for computer and monitor etc for WinXP machines
> (Vista
> >already supports this AFAIK).
> >
> >Check http://www.terranovum.com/projects/energystar/ez_gpo.html. It's
> free.
> >
> >I've run this for well over a year, probably two, and it works fine. An
> >ADM-template is included IIRC, and the software itself comes as a
> msi-package
> >to
> >deploy ever AD with a GPO.
> >
> >More info on http://www.terranovum.com/projects/energystar/index.html.
> >
> >Are you on a green-spree at work? ;-)
> >--
> >/Sorin
> >
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >>On Behalf Of Patrick
> >>Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 9:49 AM
> >>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Subject: [windows2000] Auto-shutdown pc's with GPO
> >>
> >>Hi Guys,
> >>
> >>We are trying to setup a process were all pc's are turned off at a
> certain
> >>time
> >>of the
> >>day. Just wondering if this is archievable with GPO, I have looked thru,
> but
> >>can not
> >>seem to find anything, all I see are suggestions of using scripts to do
> this.
> >>Also we
> >>would like to turn off monitors if they have remained idle for about
> 30mins,
> >>would this
> >>be a powersave mode setting?
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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