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Can I monitor the status of a Registry entry?



I would like to get the value from a registry entry of a windows 2003 server. This entry tells me in what 'MODE' the application is. (read only or not)

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Created on May 12, 2010 10:31:20 AM

Last change on Jul 19, 2010 2:44:07 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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This should be fairly simple using a script sensor. Here is example for

Dim var, strComputer
strComputer =
var = RegRead("\\" & strComputer & "\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion", "ProgramFilesDir")
MsgBox "Program files are in: " & var 

environmentKey = RegistryKey.OpenRemoteBaseKey(RegistryHive.CurrentUser, remoteName).OpenSubKey("Environment");

Get-Command -Module PSRemoteRegistry

check here: http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/yli628/archive/2008/12/11/powershell-script-to-get-remote-registry-key-property.aspx

Created on Feb 3, 2012 4:55:27 PM

Last change on Feb 3, 2012 5:00:41 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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