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

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 14:15:20 +0100

That's what I meant. Sorry if I wasn't clear enough.

-- 
/Sorin


>-----Original Message-----
>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>On Behalf Of Greg Reese
>Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 2:07 PM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Auto-shutdown pc's with GPO
>
>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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