On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Frank Murphy wrote:
> Is it possible?
> to boot\shutdown\start-programs on xp machines from Linux,
> any particular distro more suitable than another? (currently using fc5)
Yes. You need a domain admin account and a relatively recent version of
On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Frank Duignan wrote:
> Couple of musings
> 1) Does samba allow you start services on a remote XP machine (in the same
> vein as "net start")?
The manpage says this is not implemented
RAP SERVICE START NAME [arguments...]
Start the specified service on the remote server. Not implemented yet.
but I get the impression something like this (RPS not RAP) was implemented
in the last year or so.
"New 'net rpc service' tool for managing Win32 services."
It also appears the converse may now work:
o The capability to manage Unix services using the Win32
Service Control API.
> 2) Can an XP app poll for a file on a network share that you create/modify
> as a signal to make things happen?
Presumably, but this is really a windows scripting question.
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