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REGSHELL(1) System Administration tools REGSHELL(1)

NAME

regshell - Windows registry file browser using readline

SYNOPSIS

regshell [--help] [--backend=BACKEND] [--credentials=CREDENTIALS] [location]

DESCRIPTION

regshell is a utility that lets you browse thru a Windows registry file as if you were using a regular unix shell to browse thru a file system.

OPTIONS

--help
Show list of available options.
--backend BACKEND
Name of backend to load. Possible values are: creg, regf, dir and rpc. The default is dir.
--credentials=CREDENTIALS
Credentials to use, if any. Password should be separated from user name by a percent sign.

COMMANDS

ck|cd <keyname>
Go to the specified subkey.
ch|predef [predefined-key-name]
Go to the specified predefined key.
list|ls
List subkeys and values of the current key.
mkkey|mkdir <keyname>
Create a key with the specified keyname as a subkey of the current key.
rmval|rm <valname>
Delete the specified value.
rmkey|rmdir <keyname>
Delete the specified subkey recursively.
pwd|pwk
Print the full name of the current key.
set|update
Update the value of a key value. Not implemented at the moment.
help|?
Print a list of available commands.
exit|quit
Leave regshell.

EXAMPLES

Browsing thru a nt4 registry file
regshell -b nt4 NTUSER.DAT
$$$PROTO.HIV>  ls
K AppEvents
K Console
K Control Panel
K Environment
K Identities
K Keyboard Layout
K Network
K Printers
K Software
K UNICODE Program Groups
K Windows 3.1 Migration Status
$$$PROTO.HIV>  exit
Listing the subkeys of HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents on a remote computer:
regshell --remote=ncacn_np:aurelia -c "jelmer%secret"
HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE>  predef HKEY_CURRENT_USER
HKEY_CURRENT_USER>  cd AppEvents
Current path is: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents>  ls
K EventLabels
K Schemes
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents>  exit

VERSION

This man page is correct for version 4.0 of the Samba suite.

SEE ALSO

regtree, regdiff, regpatch, gregedit, samba

AUTHOR

This utility is part of the Samba[1] suite, which is developed by the global Samba Team[2].
This manpage and regshell were written by Jelmer Vernooij.

NOTES

1.
Samba
2.
Samba Team
03/20/2019 Samba 4.0