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Help with psexec

I using psexec to launch installs from remote pc's and in most cases it has been working for me but i am stuck on this on.

c:\psexec \\ITPC C:\temp\sqlr\SQLR_A0267_win32.exe /S /v/qn

All my other examples have simpler switches for silent installs for example

c:\psexec \\TRAIN91 C:\temp\lender\setup.exe unattend

I don't know if the extra space in the parameters is throwing things off or not.  I even tried embedding the command into a batch file coping over the batch file to the pc and then executing that.. surprising that didn't work either.  I can run the command C:\temp\sqlr\SQLR_A0267_win32.exe /S /v/qn from the dos prompt on the local machine with no problem.  I am also open to other ways to lauching remote files on other pc's.  I had looked into using WMI originally but i didn't have much luck with that.
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mightofnight
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mightofnight
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Christopher McKayMicrosoft Network AdministratorCommented:
Have you tried enclosing the entire command in quotes?

"c:\psexec \\ITPC C:\temp\sqlr\SQLR_A0267_win32.exe /S /v/qn"

That should work from a batch file if it works when you run it from a DOS prompt on the local machine.

Hope this helps!

:o)

Bartender_1
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KromptonCommented:
I think what you need is to enclose the remote command in quotes or eliminate the space in the switches as you hinted at

c:\psexec \\ITPC "C:\temp\sqlr\SQLR_A0267_win32.exe /S /v/qn"
or
c:\psexec \\ITPC C:\temp\sqlr\SQLR_A0267_win32.exe /S/v/qn

One of those should work.

Krompton
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mightofnightAuthor Commented:
Interesting i had tried both of the quote methods before but in good spirit i tried them again and they didn't work.  I removed the space and it worked.  I thought it was the space that was causing the problems but i was insistent that earlier testing said it was needed.

Thanks guys!
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ravikiranchvCommented:
it did not work for me, can someone please post syntax
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KromptonCommented:
ravikiranchv, you will need to post the command you are trying to run so that we may see the syntax in use. Additionally, your question should probably be posted as a new one since only those who participated in this question will be notified that anything has been posted. I would then again reply to this question again with the URL from your new one.

Cheers,
Krompton
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