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Run wince.mit.edu Functions From The Command Line

The webpage wince.mit.edu has been deprecated. This page provided a GUI option to commands that can be run from the command line.

Profile and Home Drive Management

By default all new accounts are created with default settings of "Use default Windows non-roaming profile" and "Use default Windows local home directory"

To set an account to use these default settings run:

Host Management

You can use the stella command to assign the container; stella hostname -lcn lists the container if one has been assigned, the -dcn option removes an existing machine-to-container assignment, and -acn adds one. Perhaps this query is a good candidate for a future web application.

To check if a host already has been assigned to a container use the -lcn option:

If the machine has not been assigned to a container, you will not get any output from the previous command. To assign the machine to a container use the -acn option:

If the machine already has been assigned to a container, but you wish to move it to another one, you must first delete the old container assignment using the -dcn option, then assign it to the new container with -acn:

It should now show up as belonging to the new container:

WinAthena Host and Administrator lookup Page

If you need to look up information for a host you can run:

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May 12, 2021

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