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Re: 1.7.5 - Invoking excel/word using vbscript in ssh session from Linux
- From: "Larry Hall \(Cygwin\)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 11:39:26 -0400
- Subject: Re: 1.7.5 - Invoking excel/word using vbscript in ssh session from Linux
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On 8/17/2010 5:44 AM, Mehta, N.V. wrote:
I am starting SSH session from a Linux box to CYGWIN on Windows XP. In this
session I call a vbscript which invokes MS word or Excel 2007 to export file
to PDF. The command is: ssh -n -T winuser@windownode csscript xls2pdf.vbs
"xls_file_path" "pdf_file_path" or ssh -n -T winuser@windownode csscript
doc2pdf.vbs "doc_file_path" "pdf_file_path"
I have already passwordless login setup using ssh-keygen and
The script starts Word and Excel as I can see the corresponding process in
the "Task Manager". But it seems both Word and Excel are hanging and doing
If I use wsscript instead of csscript, the wsscript process can be found in
"Task Manager", but no word or excel, so wsscript is hanging.
There are several messages like this in the mailing list, but no resolution.
Can some one help?
Try it with password authentication. If that works, visit
From this list of options, you can pick and configure the mechanism that
works best for you.
FWIW, this basic issue has been discussed many times in the email archives
with multiple pointers to this documentation. YMMV.
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