vbscript

Use the vbscript InSpec audit resource to test a VBScript on the Windows platform.


Availability

Installation

This resource is distributed along with InSpec itself. You can use it automatically.

Version

This resource first became available in v1.0.0 of InSpec.

Syntax

A vbscript resource block tests the output of a VBScript on the Windows platform:

describe vbscript('script contents') do
  its('stdout') { should eq 'output' }
end

where

  • 'script_name' is the name of the VBScript to test
  • ('output') is the expected output of the VBScript


Examples

The following examples show how to use this InSpec audit resource.

Test a VBScript

A VBScript file similar to:

script = <<-EOH
  WScript.Echo "hello"
EOH

may be tested for multiple lines:

describe vbscript(script) do
  its('stdout') { should eq "hello\r\n" }
end

and tested for whitespace removal from standard output:

describe vbscript(script) do
  its('strip') { should eq "hello" }
end


Matchers

For a full list of available matchers, please visit our matchers page.