CIS106 Supplemental Materials
How To Instructions
How to use the snipping tool to generate a Screenshot / Snippet
Copy Text From Command Prompt
How to Zip and Unzip Files
Different ways to Open Command Prompt
Different ways to Open Command Prompt as Administrator (with elevated privileges)
| Connecting to VMware.
Logging in with the web client. These instructions can be used either on campus or off campus.
vSphere Web Client - Firefox
vSphere Web Client - Chrome (recommended)
If you're using a laptop on and off campus, the hosts file needs to be configured as follows: Hosts file settings
|Commands A to Z||
Microsoft TechNet -- Windows XP Alphabetical listing of all commands
Microsoft TechNet -- Windows 7 Alphabetical listing of all commands
|Multiple commands and conditional processing
http://www.tavi.co.uk/os2pages/cmd.html (this one also has redirection operators and, although a bit old (OS/2), its content is still accurate.
Command redirection Operators - Microsoft' TechNet site.
|Replaceable Parameters and Shift Command||
http://makemsi-manual.dennisbareis.com/batch_file_parameters.htm (use of special codes like %~f1 - refers to %1 using it's absolute path)
Net User can be used to create local users in both Windows XP and Windows 7
http://www.ss64.com/nt/choice.html (This site displays the syntax for the old Choice command and the new Choice command. Be sure to reference the correct syntax. It's the second on the list -- the one that is listed for Windows 2003 or.... use choice /? in the OS you're using.
General Syntax of For /L command for looping
|CALL||Call Statement used to call batch files and/or to call SubRoutines within a batch file|