Uninstall OSSEC Agent with PSEXEC Powershell Script RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm looking to uninstall ossec agents on multiple machines through the use of Powershell and psexec.. Any ideas as to why this won't work? I want to make this a silent uninstall as well.. If you know of a better way - please let me know.. 

    #List of Servers that need OSSEC uninstalled
    $OSSEC_Servers = Get-Content "C:\users\USERNAME\desktop\uninstall\OSSECUNINSTALL.txt"
    #Begins Ping status for Servers #Connects PSexec
    foreach ($Server in $OSSEC_Servers)
    Write-Host "Starting Control for Computer $Server at $starttime `n" -ForegroundColor Cyan -BackgroundColor DarkBlue | out-default
    $pingStatus = Get-WmiObject -Query "Select * from win32_PingStatus where Address='$Server'"
    if($pingStatus.StatusCode -eq 0) 
    Write-Host "Ping Control for Computer $Server at $starttime successfully. Now connecting PSEXEC `n" -ForegroundColor Cyan -BackgroundColor DarkBlue | out-default
    C:\Scripts\PsExec.exe \\$Servers\C:\Program Files (x86)\ossec-agent\uninstall.exe

    Monday, May 22, 2017 7:52 PM

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  • You cannot use a network file.  The file must be local to the computer you are trying to run it on.


    • Proposed as answer by Hello_2018 Monday, June 5, 2017 2:00 AM
    Monday, May 22, 2017 8:13 PM
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