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PsExec Alternative

Is there any alternative utility to replace PsExec? If I mostly use batch script for automation work. Due to instability of psexec, like hanging/ not responding, I may need another solution. Can the ...
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Running remotely an app from a shared folder with PsExec

I am actually not sure that this is possible. let's see: I have a script that runs on a Build server. Let's name this server A. It drops the bins to a shared folder on server B. And I want to run the ...
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Does psexec support input redirection?

I am trying to control a remote Python script, which reads commands from stdin, via psexec 1.98, but I need to redirect psexec's input since psexec itself will be launched from another program. ...
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What's the best way to telnet from a remote Windows PC without using RDP?

Three Networks: 10.1.1.0 - Mine 172.1.1.0 - My Branch Office 172.2.2.0 - My Branch Office's VOIP VLAN. My PC is on 10.1.1.0. I need to telnet into a Cisco router on 172.2.2.0. The 10.1.1.0 network ...
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How to use psexec in Windows XP

I read some related document on above query: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx http://ss64.com/nt/psexec.html I used this command on in my comman d prompt : psexec ...
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running vbscript with psexec?

Is it possible to run a vbscript remotely with psexec? Normally the field of psexec calls for an exe file, so can this be changed or manipulated to deal with a vbs file?
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psexec and xcopy error 4

I am trying to use xcopy on a remote machine with psexec but i keep getting an error 4 and would love some brainstorming as to why that error might come up. The actual error says: Invalid drive ...
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Send a batch file to a Windows machine, and execute it

I know PsExec is perfect for sending files over a computer on a network and then execute it on that remote computer, however I can't use PsExec because I'm developing a piece of software and I can't ...
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PsExec hangs. Error launching installer

On certain remote computers when I use PsExec to run installers (.exe files), PsExec just hangs there. When I try running the installer, that PsExec transferred, directly from the remote computer ...
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PsExec not working on 64bit computers

When copying the .exe to a 64bit Windows computer using the -c flag with PsExec, there's an error executing it, PsExec just stalls there. Anyone else experiencing this?
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PsExec - what if the .exe you run remotely requires user interaction?

I use PsExec to deploy small .exe files to my workstations. Sometimes the .exe, for some reason, is incompatible with the system and opens a popup window with an error or some other message. Is there ...
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PsExec and Windows 2008 R2: 'Access is Denied'

Here's my scenario: I'm attempting to remotely start & stop IIS 7.0 sites on my server from my local machine, using PsExec. Some important points: Local machine runs Windows Vista. Server runs ...
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How do I login as a SYSTEM on a Windows XP computer?

I need to login as SYSTEM because my Apache runs a process as a SYSTEM (that's what I see in Task Manager) and I need to run that process from the command-line (psexec.exe) to accept the EULA popup, ...
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PsExec will copy the .exe but won't let me pass arguments to it

This command copies the program test.exe to the remote system and executes it interactively: psexec \\marklap -c test.exe However I need to pass some arguments to the text.exe program. This ...
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Running psexec against Window 7?

I can't seem to get psexec commands to work on Windows 7 Enterprise. I'm trying to execute a command like this: psexec.exe \\172.16.165.157 -u jc -p testing123 -c -f -i cmd.exe But, I keep getting ...
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PSEXEC - PATH VARIABLE NOT FOUND

I use the PSEXEC to start the java process in local machine. When I run the PSEXEC without any user account it works fine. c:/>psexec java testclass But when I run with an user account ...
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PsExec Couldn't access Windows cannot find the network path

Using PsExec v1.96 and given the below command: psexec -u ADMIN_USER_NAME -p ADMIN_PWD I get the below error: Couldn't access Windows cannot find the network path. Verify that the ...
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Why does my PowerShell script hang when called in PSEXEC via a batch (.cmd) file?

I'm trying to remotely execute a PowerShell script using PSEXEC. The PowerShell script is called via a .cmd batch file. The reason we do this is to change the execution policy, run the powershell ...
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Why does PSEXEC work if I don't specify a password?

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 ...
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start application as administrator using psxec

I use psexec to run a batch script on remote machines.The batch script is used to setup my web application and starts and stops IIS during setup. The script works fine but it fails while stopping and ...
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PsExec and Remote Environment Variables, Logging, Etc

When I run PsExec on a remote computer, I always fall short of what I want. What I would like ideally in most situations is a) a log on an admin server where each individual log has the name of each ...
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How a batch file runs on a remote machine started by PSEXEC

I am having an issue running a Batch file on a remote machine suing PSEXEC. The file runs but does not run like it does when run through remote desktop. The batch runs a file which is a 32 bit ...
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Problem using psexec to remotely GAC a file

As part of a deployment process I am trying to GAC a series of files. The actual build process occurs on a build server, and I am trying to use psexec to GAC the files on whichever machine has ...
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How to install MS hotfixes for XP on remote machines?

How might I install a hotfix obtained from Microsoft to machines on the network? The hotfix in question comes packaged as an .exe file. I tried using psexec but the process never completes...I ...
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PSExec on Windows 2008 R2 Failing “Network name cannot be found”

We've got a bunch of remote admin scripts which rely on psexec and they do not appear to be working over the network on our new 2008 hosts. An error dump is below: ...
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psExec doesn't have path

I have a brand new windows 2008 server (64 bit), and the remote deployment scripts using nant and psExec are not behaving like they do on the old servers. This works: psExec \\newserver.myco.com cmd ...
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PsExec over SSH

How can I use PsExec through a SSH tunnel? I set up a loopback adapter to forward port 139 (so far so good), but when I want to forward port 445 I get an error: bind() failed: Windows error 10013: ...
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How to use psexec to start installation or other task that requires UAC interaction?

I'm trying to remotely start installations and I'd like not to disable UAC. If I start the processes remotely using psexec, the installer will just get stalled waiting for the UAC prompt. Other tasks ...
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PsExec on Windows Server 2008

Trying to psexec to win2k8 server but get "Access denied" eventhough I'm local administrator - works fine on win2k3 - anyone? I have tried doing "net use * /del". I have tried using the ip, and the ...
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How do I run a batch file async using PSExec?

I have a batch file I run that, among other things, reset's the NICs in the machine. I have some watchdog software running on another machine that monitors the first one. I'd like to run this batch ...
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Capturing output of remote process from sysinternal's psexec

I'm trying to capture the output of the remote process from psexec (i.e. not psexec's own output). So, for example I could run "ipconfig" and print the output to a log file. I have tried: psexec ...
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psexec: “Access is Denied”?

Inspired by my previous question here, I've been experimenting with PSExec. The goal is to trip off some fairly simple scripts / programs on one WindowsXP machine from another, and as PowerShell 2 ...
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How can I restart a windows service remotely using a script?

I have a Python web application running in a CherryPy server, which is running as a windows service. I have a batch file to deploy this application, but I'm still having to remote desktop in to the ...
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psexec Windows Server 2008 Firewall

I am trying to use psexec to run a program on my windows server 2008 boxes. It returns with the message "Can't access myserver: The network path was not found." If I turn off Windows Server ...