Weird problem when opening MSWORD docs via SSH session to Cygwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue May 5 00:30:00 GMT 2009

Perry Ng wrote:
> Hi Larry,
> I was using Pub key authentication.
> But i also removed the Pub Key Auth so its prompts me for password to test.
> But it still can't seem to find the object :(.
> root@test ~> ssh administrator@  cscript "d:/test/80075985.vbs"
> administrator@'s password:
> Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.6
> Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation 1996-2001. All rights reserved.
> Error # 5273 - P:\test.doc
> Try one or more of the following:
> * Check the path to make sure it was typed correctly.
>  (P:\test.doc)for the file using this dialog box.
>>From the machine, i am able to open up P:\test.doc
> I'm still a bit lost as to where to go from here.. The file exists,
> but it just won't open when I SSH to the box to run the vbs script via
> Cscript.
> The VBS loads when i double click on it from the box.. so
> i know the VBS file works.
> Any help would be appreciated.

This really still sounds allot like
<> to me.  Can
you log in through 'ssh' and see or connect to the share in question (P:)?
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Larry Hall                    
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