running netsh advfirewall set rule on multiple computers

Hello,
I wanted to ask you how can I run this command on multiple computers at once?
The best way would be to specify server list in servers.txt and then run this on multiple servers.

o      netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="File and Printer Sharing" new enable=Yes

thank you very much!
creative555Asked:
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Dustin SaundersConnect With a Mentor Director of OperationsCommented:
Something like this would do the trick, with one computer name per line in the text file.  If you're not on a domain with permission, we'd need a different way though.
$textFile = "C:\Path\To\File.txt"
$computers = Get-Content $textFile

foreach ($computer in $computers)
{
    $cmd = 'netsh -r ' + $computer + ' advfirewall firewall set rule group="File and Printer Sharing" new enable=Yes'   
    Invoke-Expression $cmd 
}

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creative555Author Commented:
hm. It didn't work on the remote computer. I have no problem running enter-pssession directly. Running it in elevated prompt and with the domain admin account.
Ok.


WARNING: Could not obtain host information from machine: [Server02.testtarget.local]. Some commands may not be available.
The RPC server is unavailable
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creative555Author Commented:
This worked!! Was my fault. I ran it on the other server and it worked!! thank you very much!
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