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Mstsc Autoconnect
<#
.SYNOPSIS
mstsc-Ac.ps1 (Version 1.0, 7 Jan 2012)
The author may be contacted via zippy1981@gmail.com
The latest authoritative version of this script is always available at
http://bit.ly/mstsc-Ac
.DESCRIPTION
This script will see if a host is up and listening on a given port, and start a
remote desktop connection to it. The idea is you run this script after rebooting a windows server
.EXAMPLE
.\mstsc-Ac.ps1 192.168.0.2
Starts an RDP connection on 192.168.0.2
.EXAMPLE
.\mstsc-Ac.ps1 192.168.0.2 3390
Starts an RDP connection on 192.168.0.2 port 3390 .
.EXAMPLE
mstsc-Ac.ps1 192.168.0.2 -AdditionalParameters "/w:1000 /h:500"
Starts an RDP connection on 192.168.0.2 with a width of 1000 pixels and a height of 500 pixels.
.Notes
Copyright (c) 2012 Justin Dearing
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
SOFTWARE.
*****************************************************************************
NOTE: YOU MAY *ALSO* DISTRIBUTE THIS FILE UNDER ANY OF THE FOLLOWING...
PERMISSIVE LICENSES:
BSD: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php
MIT: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.html
RECIPROCAL LICENSES:
GPL 2: http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html
*****************************************************************************
LASTLY: THIS IS NOT LICENSED UNDER GPL v3 (although the above are compatible)
#>
param(
[string] $HostOrIpAddress = "",
[int] $Port = 3389,
[string] $AdditionalParameters = "/f"
)
# TODO: It seems you can't specify the user name and password on the command line
<#
[string] $userName = $(Read-Host -Prompt "Username"),
[string] $password = $(
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal]::SecureStringToBSTR(
(Read-Host -Prompt "Password" -AsSecureString)
)
)
#>
if ([String]::IsNullOrEmpty($HostOrIpAddress)) {
# This is the first value in the drop down list of the remote desktop client
$lastHost = (Get-ItemProperty 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Default' 'MRU0').MRU0
$hostInput = (Read-Host -Prompt "Host (Default $($lastHost))").Split(':')
if ([String]::IsNullOrEmpty($hostInput)) { $hostInput = $lastHost }
$HostOrIpAddress = $hostInput[0];
if ($host.Length -gt 1) { $Port = $hostInput[1] }
}
$pingTimeout = 1000 # ping timeout in milllliseconds
$successfulConsecutivePingCount = 5
$sleepTime = 5 # Time to sleep in seconds
$ping = New-Object System.Net.NetworkInformation.Ping
$rdpPortListening = $false;
# Were looking for 5 consecutive pings that don't time out.
# Then were going to try to connect to the remote desktop port
while (-not $rdpPortListening) {
for ($i = 0; $i -lt $successfulConsecutivePingCount; $i++) {
$result = $ping.Send($HostOrIpAddress, $pingTimeout);
if ($result.Status -eq 'Success') {
Write-Host "Reply from $($result.Address) Round Trip Time $($result.RoundTripTime)"
} else {
Write-Host "Request Timed out. Sleeping for $($sleepTime) seconds."
$i = 0;
Start-Sleep $sleepTime
}
#$ping.Send('74.125.115.107', 500);
}
try {
$socket = New-Object Net.Sockets.TcpClient($HostOrIpAddress, $Port)
if ($socket.Connected) {
$rdpPortListening = $true
Write-Host "RDP Service appears to be up"
}
$socket.Close()
}
catch [System.Management.Automation.MethodInvocationException] {
if ($_.Exception.InnerException.GetType() -eq [System.Net.Sockets.SocketException]) {
Write-Host $_.Exception.InnerException.Message
Start-Sleep $sleepTime
}
else {
throw $_.Exception.InnerException
}
}
}
Invoke-Expression "mstsc /v $($HostOrIpAddress):$($Port) $($AdditionalParameters)"
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