rpcclient used to support Windows Scheduler?

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Mon May 23 04:35:18 GMT 2005

On Mon, 23 May 2005 09:28:37 +1200
Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at trimble.co.nz> wrote:

> Hi there
> I am looking for ways to "natively" kick off actions on Windows clients 
> from Unix. I Google'd around and discovered that rpcclient in samba-tng 
> (1999) supported a bunch more options than the current rpcclient does. 
> Things like adding jobs to the Scheduler, Eventlog listing, start/stop 
> services, etc.
> Sounds brilliant :-) But they are not present in the current 
> incarnation. Are they still around via some other program now?

I don't know about rpcclient but you can do this with Java using Jarapac
/ jCIFS. The Jarapac examples directory has an example that starts and
stops a service. There's also an example that launches notepad.exe on
the target machine.


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