[THIN] NT service to cleanup profiles and printers at startup

  • From: Angus Macdonald <Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 14:07:36 +0100

I'm just in the process of finalising a little project to help keep my =
TSE servers clean. We run one particularly dodgy app that requires us to
reset user sessions on a regular basis. This has the side-effect of =
a buildup of orphaned printer queues and broken profiles.

To help with the situation, my service runs at NT startup, deletes
everything from the profiles folder (except for the folders you =
deletes leftover local printers (again, except for any you specify) and =
anything you'd like to execute at startup before terminating.

I want to do a couple of full nightly reboot cycles on my farm just to =
sure it does what it should but after that I can make it available to =
who might be interested. Naturally it's a potentially destructive bit of
code if not handled properly so you'd use it at your own risk.=20


Angus Macdonald
Corporate Systems Manager
North West Wales NHS Trust
YG ext 4167

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