Changing Remote Registry
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Fri Aug 7 16:11:47 CEST 2009
Kevin Holleran wrote:
> Good morning,
> I fear the answer to this is that I just cannot do this....
> I wrote a python script that goes out to a bunch of remote machines and
> queries the registry for some values. Effectively, there have been some
> software upgrades that have been done as the need arose but we need to
> do them across the organization now. There are three, and the script
> checks all three and returns the values. One of these just needs to be
> a registry change as it is a client server application that the server
> was upgraded and the clients need a change to a registry value to work.
> Long story short, I am using _winreg to do this.
> hKey = _winreg.OpenKey (keyPath, path, 0, _winreg.KEY_SET_VALUE)
> value,type = _winreg.QueryValueEx(hKey, item)
> if (value == wrongValue):
> When I do this I receive the error:
> _winreg.SetValue WindowsError: [Error 5] Access Denied
> I am running this from my machine as a domain admin, connecting to the
> remote machine which is also on the domain.
> I am connecting to the remote registry with:
> keyPath = _winreg.ConnectRegistry(r"\\" +
> Thanks for any help.
What is 'ipAddress'? Is it an actual IP address? The documentation says
it should be the computer name.
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