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Can't get SC command to work due to RPC error

Posted on 2007-11-21
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I have a Server 2003 domain setup at a school.  We recently purchased a new antivirus that cme with a network command to distribute it to the domain.  My issue is that i need to uninstall the old antivirus from the entire school with a batch file.  I have instructions on how to do the uninstall through batch, but i cannot seem to get the SC command to work.  When i try to use it it reads me off the RPC server is unavailable error.  I have file sharing enabled and have tried it without having the windows antivirus but it is no avail.  Need all the help i can get guys and thanks.
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by:Spot_The_Cat
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you'll probably find that it's either the windows firewall stopping it or the rpc service isn't running on the clients.

are you trying to stop the antivirus service remotely?
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by:Beasleytech
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I have tried it with the firewall disabled and i have verified that the RPC service is running.
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by:Beasleytech
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and no, im at the machine, but i want to be able to do this with a batch logon script.
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by:Spot_The_Cat
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What command is it that you're trying to run?
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by:Beasleytech
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Im trying to make a bat file that will change a service from automatic to manual.  I want to use a bat file so that i can run it as a script over the network.  I have SC working if i type in the name of a computer, but i need it to work on all of them.
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It should work with no computername specified - however if you really want to specify a computer name then you could try it with:

SC \\%COMPUTERNAME% ...whatever your command is.

Hope that helps
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by:Beasleytech
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UGH!!! man i can't beleive i din't think of that.  It fixed it and thanks a million man.
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