Originally Posted by Unclesmiff
There are two seperate machines, connected by a LAN.
From the Linux machine, I want to execute a program on the Windows machine.
The program is a DOS executable. It could be "dir" "ntbackup" or anything else.
OK ... this may be difficult to say the least. I'd suggest
trying (not that I ever have) getting the rpclient tool to
run under wine and/or cross-over office. If that doesn't work
try a VM (Qemu, vmplayer, ...) with windows in it.
And there's a project http://www.samba-tng.org/
of which I don't
know how well it works, but it hasn't been updated in a year.
It does mention RPCs, so it just may do what you're asking.
And since I don't know whether you want to do this on a
regular basis (or ad-hoc): did you consider the windows scheduler
for the ntbackup?
I just realised that the *normal* samba also comes with an
rpcclient - I just don't have anything to test it against :}