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Old 09-12-2003, 04:06 PM   #1
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report-in script

I need a script who reports when it's online to a WXP box, and im not really sure how todo this, anyway, this script should be runt thru rc.local, and should send like a lil popup window to a Win XP box when it's online... any ideas ?
Old 09-21-2003, 04:16 PM   #2
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You could send a winpopup message by addign this to rc.local:
echo "I'm online" | smbclient -M SOMEHOST

If you can to sed the content from a file then use:
cat /path/to/file | smbclient -M SOMEHOST


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