Adding a new custom machine action


I am trying to set up a custom Machine Action for Kace 5.5

I want to create an entry to connect directly to the computer managament console of a remote machine.
I try in command promt and it works with: "compmgmt.msc /computer=\\<ComputerName>". This will open the computer management console of the remote computer.
Only, I have difficulties to get it to work in the Kace.
I tried with adding a custom action "compmgmt.msc /computer=\\KACE_HOST_NAME"
Also "compmgmt.msc /computer=\\KACE_HOST_IP" doesn't work...
I alwwat get the error "Invalid URL. Please check the Machine Action and try again."
I already set "Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting" to "Enable" in the "Security Settings " for the "Trusted Sites Zone", as mentioned in this post:
Can anyone find me the correct syntax please?

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Posted by: torgal 10 years ago
Orange Senior Belt

Ok, I found it myself...

Thanks to http://www.itninja.com/blog/view/k1000-5-4-machine-actions

cmd.exe /c compmgmt.msc /Computer:KACE_HOST_NAME

This worked perfectly.

But still one question: I would like to add a "Run-as" command. Can't figure out how to do it...

Posted by: torgal 10 years ago
Orange Senior Belt

Found it again, faster than you guys...

cmd.exe /c runas /user:<domain>\<user> "mmc compmgmt.msc /Computer=\\KACE_HOST_NAME"

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