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I'm trying to write a few scripts to remotely shut down virtual machines. I'm using the following command.

shutdown -m \\10.0.3.84 -s

I get an access is denied error. Seems to be I need permissions higher then the machine being shut down. I've thought of using the command line RUNAS but it only accepts the userid and not password. Any way I can pass in the password? Does anyone have any other options on how I can run the SHUTDOWN without getting this error?
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Question by:glenn_r
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by:Will Szymkowski
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If you want to remote shutdown servers/workstations etc I would recommend using "Psexec" from Systernals. This is a great tool for shutting down servers remotely but also has tons of other features as well.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb842062.aspx

command would be "psexec \\computername -username -password shutdown -s"

Hope this helps~!
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by:tastas
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If you get access denied when  attempting to shut down remote machines, you should grant yourself local administrator rights on the remote machine.  If not, then run the scripts from an account which has the rights.

I agree.  Systernals provide lots of great tools.
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