Windows Batch Scripting/Environment Commands
4. Environment Commands
This chapter covers the following commands:
- Netstat -n = shows all the computers in your network
- Shutdown -i = opens the remote shutdown log. where you can shut down any computer in your network.
- ASSOC - Displays or modifies file extension associations.
- AT - Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer.
- DATE - Displays or sets the date.
- FTYPE - Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.
- LABEL - Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk.
- PATH - Displays or sets a search path for executable files.
- SET - Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables.
- SUBST - Associates a path with a drive letter.
- TIME - Displays or sets the system time.
- VER - Displays the Windows version.
- VOL - Displays a disk volume label and serial number.
The DATE Command
This command displays or sets the current date.
C:\WB>DATE The current date is: 06/12/2008 Enter the new date: (dd-mm-yy) 01-01-2009 C:\WB>DATE The current date is: 01/01/2009 Enter the new date: (dd-mm-yy) C:\WB>DATE /T 01/01/2009 C:\WB>DATE The current date is: 01/01/2009 Enter the new date: (dd-mm-yy) 06-12-2008 C:\WB>DATE /T 06/12/2008 C:\WB>
Is there any way of changing the date format?
The SUBST Command
It is sometimes useful to be able to associate paths with drive letters.
C:\>SUBST H: bea\user_projects\domains C:\>