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From Anat <anat.ba...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: rexec task failed with error "can't connect to..."
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2009 13:45:38 GMT

Thanks :)

Rinehart, Raleigh wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Anat [mailto:anat.batat@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 3:13 AM
>> To: user@ant.apache.org
>> Subject: rexec task failed with error "can't connect to..."
>> 
>> 
>> Hi,
>> When I run rexec task it fails with the error "can't connect to <Server
>> field value>".
>> I run it in the following way:
>> 
>> <rexec userid="<myUser>" password="<myPassword>" server="<my local
>> machine
>> ip>" command="cmd"/>
>> 
>> I also tried to run the task on other machines but it failed with the
>> same
>> error.
>> My machine is windows 2008. The final goal is to run the task from linux
>> machine on a windows machine.
>> Any idea why it fails?
>> Is there another command I can use instead?
>> 
>> thanks,
>> Anat
> 
> You need to have and rexec service installed on your windows machine in
> order for this to work.
> 
> There are a few available for windows, cygwin has one, and there is one
> here (untested by me) http://sourceforge.net/projects/rshd/
> 
> An alternative is to use sshexec, this are requires a ssh service (daemon)
> on windows, however there a plenty to choose from.
> 
> On a side note, rexec is very insecure, all the cmd info is sent in plain
> text, including user name and password.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> -raleigh
>  
> 
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