Problem remotely shutting down a windows computer with python
tim.golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk
Tue Jan 4 15:24:14 CET 2005
> I have a problem when using the python script found here:
> It is a script to remotely shutdown a windows computer. When I use
> the computer shuts down, but doesn't power off like with a regular
> shutdown. It stays on the "Safe to power off" screen and I have to
> the power button to actually power off. Anyone know why this happens
> with this script? Thanks for any help.
I see that others have answered the question
pretty completely, but just to add the obligatory
[ assumes you're using the wmi module from
c = wmi.WMI (computer="other_machine", privileges=["RemoteShutdown"])
os = c.Win32_OperatingSystem (Primary=1)
The Flags=12 bit should shut down all the way.
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