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Run a Ms-Dos Command Remotely

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Hi,

I need to run a Ms-Dos command from one server to another. say i m on  server 78.246.105.126 and need to execute a command on 78.246.105.125 how would I execute that command. The background of the problem is i have  search server program installed on 78.246.105.125 and I need to run a clear search command like indexeradmin clearcollection ABC from 78.246.105.126?

78.246.105.125 has windows server 2003 installed on it.
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You want to use PSExec from the above link.  You issue the following to run the program

psexec \\computername programname.exe
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thanks for the comments

I have slightly different issue as i dont want to run an exe file on a remote computer.

say if i m logged on 78.246.105.125 and i have command window open i will type in the following command and this command would execute

C:/indexeradmin cleancollection somename

now I want to run and schedule this command using a batch file on 78.246.105.126. I know how to create a task and schedule it, all i m looking for is the command which i need to put in batch file
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yeh use it to run the command prompt on the remote computer
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psexec \\computername cmd.exe
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If you are asking about making a scheduled task, the command is "at".  Go to a command line and issue the following command for instructions.

at /?

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