script to move files from one computer to another on network

i forgot how so need help
how do i take and pass a list of computers to a script to take and pull files from that computer back to a local computer here
i need to pass it login creds

something like
copy \\[from this location]\directory to office\destination

but need to run it against a list of networked computers. thanks!
bbimisAsked:
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bbimisAuthor Commented:
@echo off
setlocal
set directory='server directory i need to pull from'
set TargetFolder='home office directory'
for /f "usebackq" %%a in ("computerlist.txt") do (
	net use \\%%a\IPC$ "securepassword" /user:administrator
	for %%f in (%FileList%) do (
		copy "%~dp0%%~f" "\\%%a\%TargetFolder::=$%"
	)
	net use \\%%a\IPC$ /delete
) 

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bbimisAuthor Commented:
i need something along those lines but confused.
thanks!
oBdACommented:
Plain batch; just create a text file with one computer per line, and set the variables at the beginning according to your environment.
@echo off
setlocal
set ComputerList=C:\Temp\test.txt
set User=SomeDomain\SomeUser
REM Keep the double quotes around the password:
set Password="TopSecret"
set Source=C$\Temp
REM a folder with the source computer name will be created automatically under this folder
set Target=C:\Temp\Destination
for /f %%a in ('type "%ComputerList%"') do (
	call :Process %%~a
)
echo Done.

goto :eof
:Process
echo Connecting to %1 ...
net.exe use \\%1\IPC$ %Password% /User:%User% >NUL
if errorlevel 1 (goto :eof)
robocopy.exe "\\%1\%Source%" "%Target%\%1" *.* /r:0
net.exe use \\%1\IPC$ /delete /y >NUL
goto :eof

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JoeSystems AdministratorCommented:
I like robocopy it moves the folders/subfolders and keeps permissions.


EX:
robocopy C:\FOLDER \\DESTINATION\SHARENAME\SUBFOLDER

Thats the basic command.

Josef
bbimisAuthor Commented:
well can i not have something like this in a bat file

@echo off
set local
set ComputerList=C:\TEMP\COMPUTERLIST.txt

for /f %%a in ('type "%ComputerList%"') do
   net use b: \\%ComputerList%\[pathtofiles here]
   net use z: \\server\shareddir
   
   xcopy b:\*.* z:\
   
   net use b: /delete
   net use z: /delete
   echo moved files for location: %%a
)
echo done

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oBdACommented:
That's basically what my script does. The main question is: do you really want the same target folder for all computers? This means files with the same name will constantly be overwritten.
bbimisAuthor Commented:
got it thanks!
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