REGSHELL

Section: System Administration tools (1)
Updated: 01/28/2020
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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 m[blue]Sambam[][1] suite, which is developed by the global m[blue]Samba Teamm[][2].

This manpage and regshell were written by Jelmer Vernooij.  

NOTES

1.
Samba
http://www.samba.org/
2.
Samba Team
http://www.samba.org/samba/team/


 

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