big enormous shell script - to remotely execute .exes on machines

Vince jhary@unsane.co.uk
Fri Nov 30 13:42:00 GMT 2007


airzonk wrote:
> Hi all:
> 
> I need to write a shell script that does the following:
> 
> * Takes a list of machines by IP address and mounts the C$ share
> * For each of these machines, executes an .exe on the *remote* host, not the
> machine I am running the script from.  I am not sure if this is even
> possible; these machines do not have the cygwin dll or environment on them.
> 
> * This executable causes the remote thin clients to reboot into write filter
> enable mode - which allows changes to be made.  It needs to sleep for about
> 5 minutes after the last machine has the remote .exe executed.
> 
> * After the sleep, it needs to (re) mount each machine's C$ share and copy
> an identical set of files over to each directory.
> 
> I think the kicker here is having the .exe run on the *remote* machine, not
> the local one.  Anyone know if this is possible ?
> 
Easiest way I can think of would be to use psexec
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Utilities/PsTools.mspx

Vince


> Thanks - 
> Gabe


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