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Psexec copy file question

Posted on 2010-08-19
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EE,

I'm trying to run NLTest on workstations remotely via psexec, only NLTest is not installed on workstations. Instead of manually copying it I wanted to copy it using the -c in psexec and then run the command but so far it doesn't work for me.

psexec -c nltest.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32 \\RemoteIP cmd /k nltest /dsgetsite

This exits psexec every time. I swaped -c to the end and some other changes with no luck.

Any ideas?
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From:   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx

This command copies the program test.exe to the remote system (\\marklap) and executes it interactively:

psexec \\marklap -c test.exe

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The -c has no parameter, it is used as a simple switch indicating the program to start needs to be copied first. The correct usage is hence


psexec  \\RemoteIP -c nltest.exe /dsgetsite
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Ah I see. Thanks both of you
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