When I run SysInternals
PSEXEC to launch a process on a remote machine, if I specify the password in the command line it fails with:
PsExec could not start cmd.exe on web1928:
Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.
psexec \\web1928 -u remoteexec -p mypassword "cmd.exe"
psexec \\web1928 -u web1928\remoteexec -p mypassword "cmd.exe"
If I just specify:
psexec \\web1928 -u remoteexec "cmd.exe"
and type in the password it works just fine.
The originating server is Windows 2003 and the remote server is Windows 2008 SP2. The
remoteexec account only exists on the remote server and is a member of the