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psexec assistance, parse error

stlhost asked
Last Modified: 2015-10-15
Whats wrong with this? Command echo f|xcopy "\\server\client\connection.RDP" "C:\Users\Public\Desktop\connection.RDP" works fine if you run it by itself.

Pass it through psexec I get Parse Error
Connecting to STC701...
Starting PsExec service on STC701...
Connecting with PsExec service on STC701...
Starting cmd on STC701...
cmd exited on STC701 with error code 4.


set controlfile=computers.txt

FOR /F %%L IN (%controlfile%) DO (
  SET "line=%%L"
  psexec \\%%L cmd /c "echo f|xcopy "\\server\client\connection.RDP" "C:\Users\Public\Desktop\connection.RDP"
) >> allpcsresults.txt 2>&1

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