CIS106 Supplemental Materials
How To Instructions
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
|Chapters from last semester's text.||These are electronic versions of two chapters from the textbook used last semester (CIS121). I will not be lecturing from these chapters but at some points I do refer to some of the sample batch files provided within the chapters.|
|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.
Set Variable Edit/Replace:
Set Extract Part of String
String manipulation examples
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|