Perform a Forward and Reverse DNS Lookup in VBScript – DNSLookup – ReverseDNSLookup – IsIP

Necessity is the mother of invention as they say. Today I had to write a couple of scripts to translate DNS names into IP addresses and vice versa. Since there is no easy way to do this in VBScript, I whipped up two (well three) quick little functions that use the nslookup command to preform … Read morePerform a Forward and Reverse DNS Lookup in VBScript – DNSLookup – ReverseDNSLookup – IsIP

Query Services and Start, Stop, Pause and Continue Services with VBScript

This set of functions will start and stop services on the local machine or remote machines. These functions utilize the “SC” executable which should be in your local computer’s path variable. If you want to use these functions to query or manipulate the local computer’s services just pass a period (.) as the computer name … Read moreQuery Services and Start, Stop, Pause and Continue Services with VBScript

Close Open HTML Tags in a String with VBScript (Without Using a Regular Expression) – CloseOpenHTMLTags.vbs

On more than one occasion I have wanted to pull a HTML text field from a database to populate a portion of a webpage. This is pretty common practice and really handy because you can update pages with forms. This works really well except when you only want to pull just a portion of HTML … Read moreClose Open HTML Tags in a String with VBScript (Without Using a Regular Expression) – CloseOpenHTMLTags.vbs

Windows Blue Screen Crash and Symantec Antivirus – SYMEVENT.SYS 0x0000007f

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a script called BSODCheck.vbs. This script will remotely check to see if a machine has created a new memory.dmp file. The existence of a new file indicates that a machine has blue screened and crashed. This script is intended to be run periodically and the results of the … Read moreWindows Blue Screen Crash and Symantec Antivirus – SYMEVENT.SYS 0x0000007f

Converting Bytes to a Human Readable String in VBScript

This is a little function I like to call “ReadableBytes”. It is so named because I’d often call properties of an object and their values would be returned in bytes. Well this would be fine and dandy but it got hard to tell how big a particular file, folder, or drive was at a glance … Read moreConverting Bytes to a Human Readable String in VBScript