The following is from Microsoft's "System Administration Scripting Guide". Note that Active Directory is needed for this VB script to work.


Installs a hypothetical software program (using a Windows Installer package) on a remote computer. Requires delegation for the computer and user accounts involved in the procedure.

Script Code


Const wbemImpersonationLevelDelegate = 4

Set objWbemLocator = CreateObject("WbemScripting.SWbemLocator")

Set objConnection = objwbemLocator.ConnectServer _

("WebServer", "root\cimv2", "fabrikam\administrator", _

"password", , "kerberos:WebServer")

objConnection.Security_.ImpersonationLevel = wbemImpersonationLevelDelegate

Set objSoftware = objConnection.Get("Win32_Product")

errReturn = objSoftware.Install("\\atl-dc-02\scripts\1561_lab.msi",,True)

Wscript.Echo errReturn


The System Administration Scripting Guide, part of the Windows .NET Server Resource Kit. For more information, contact