I have to get an updated config file to several users across some distance, and I was wondering if anyone knew of a good automated way to do this, rather than sending them the file and talk them through it, as that would be akin to pulling teeth. Everyone should be on windows 7. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
Are these machines all in your domain? You could distribute the file via Group Policy Preferences.
Or you could just Robocopy the file. Put it in a script, something like
I need some more details if those options won't do it for you.
try this in a Command Prompt if you prefer standard windows CMD to Powershell:
This assumes that:
The alternative is to encapsulate the INI into a ZIP file, with the Pathname option selected. Email the ZIP to your users, along with instructions to
The file will be copied to the appropriate directory automatically.