Downloads:

343

Downloads of v 17.3.0:

343

Last Update:

5/1/2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • WinAbility Software Corp.

Tags:

activeexit winability logoff system utility admin

ActiveExit (Install)

17.3.0 | Updated: 5/1/2017

Downloads:

343

Downloads of v 17.3.0:

343

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • WinAbility Software Corp.

ActiveExit (Install) 17.3.0

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To install ActiveExit (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade ActiveExit (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall ActiveExit (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade activeexit -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade activeexit -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure activeexit installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: activeexit
    state: present
    version: 17.3.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'activeexit' do
  action    :install
  version  '17.3.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: activeexit,
    Version: 17.3.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller activeexit
{
   Name     = 'activeexit'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '17.3.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'activeexit':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '17.3.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install activeexit version="17.3.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 5/6/2017.

Description

Screenshot of ActiveExit

ActiveExitâ„¢ is a system utility that can automatically log off users from their accounts after a period of inactivity. If you are a system administrator and users of your network often forget to log off before leaving, ActiveExit can save you quite a bit of your nerve cells. Even if the user has locked the computer, ActiveExit can log the user off after the idle period you specify, without your intervention.

If you manage a large network of computers using Active Directory and Group Policy, you can use ActiveExit to edit a Group Policy Object (GPO) to manage all network computers from one central location on the server.

What can ActiveExit do for you?

Log off the inactive users automatically

When ActiveExit is enabled, it is monitoring the user activity: the keyboard, the mouse, and (optionally) the CPU. If no user activity has been detected during the time interval of your choosing, ActiveExit displays a message to the user (for the duration of your choosing, too). If no user activity detected after that, ActiveExit forcefully logs off that user from Windows.

Log off the inactive users even if they locked their screens

Unlike WINEXIT and other similar utilities, ActiveExit can log off the inactive users even if the users locked their screens before leaving. (The administrator will no longer have to unlock the screens manually each time it happens).

Log off the inactive users even if they set up custom screen savers

Unlike WINEXIT and other similar software utilities, ActiveExit does not replace the screensaver of the user with its own. If fact, ActiveExit does not depend on the Windows screensaver functionality at all: each user is welcome to choose any screen saver or none at all, ActiveExit will work just the same.

Log off the inactive users even if they have unsaved changes

This is a powerful feature of ActiveExit that you should consider carefully. Normally, if a user attempts to log off while there are unsaved changes to the documents, Windows prompts the user to save the changes before logging off. With ActiveExit, the automatic log off happens unconditionally, even if there are changes still unsaved by the user. The unsaved changes, if any, will be lost and the user will be logged off.

Shut down, sleep, or hibernate the inactive computers

After the last user has logged off, if no one logs back on to the computer during the interval of your choosing, ActiveExit can shut the computer down, sleep, or hibernate it.


tools\ActiveExitInstall.ahk
#NoEnv 
#NoTrayIcon
SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.
 
WinWaitActive, ActiveExit , accept the terms in the License Agreement, 600
WinActivate
Send !a
Send !i
WinWaitActive, ActiveExit, Click the Finish button to exit the Setup Wizard., 60
Send !f


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$packageName   = 'activeexit'
$installerType = 'EXE'
$toolsDir      = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url           = 'http://www.winability.com/files/ActiveExitLite-17.3.0-setup.exe' 
$checksum      = '2A12FCC744857DA856B152FF72B3354D9832B6F5502FEE947EBCE07B3F8492E9'
$silentArgs    = ''
$validExitCodes= @(0)
$ahkExe        = 'AutoHotKey'
$ahkFile       = Join-Path $toolsDir "ActiveExitInstall.ahk"

Start-Process $ahkExe $ahkFile

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE' 
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'ActiveExit*' 
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs 

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