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how do I run a file from a server?

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dbecker

I want to run a file from a server, but I'm not quite exactly sure how to go about this.

I don't really know if this is close, but this is what I've got so far.

Run (10.9.0.16 & "E:\Data Files\DavidTestFolder\XPPatch Installer.exe")

anyone have any kind of help?


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BigDod

I want to run a file from a server, but I'm not quite exactly sure how to go about this.

I don't really know if this is close, but this is what I've got so far.

Run (10.9.0.16 & "E:\Data Files\DavidTestFolder\XPPatch Installer.exe")

anyone have any kind of help?

Why are you using an IP address and a drive letter, surely you do not need the IP address if you already have the drive mapped. If it was me I would map a drive then use FileGetShortName and the run the program. This is all dependant on you having the correct rights to the network folder.


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ChrisL

I want to run a file from a server, but I'm not quite exactly sure how to go about this.

I don't really know if this is close, but this is what I've got so far.

Run (10.9.0.16 & "E:\Data Files\DavidTestFolder\XPPatch Installer.exe")

anyone have any kind of help?

If you were doing it this way with an IP it would be Run ("\\10.9.0.16\SharedFolderName\Data Files\DavidTestFolder\XPPatch Installer.exe")

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schmidty1913

im doing the same thing the easiest way i found to do it is to use the name of the server and the shared folder like such

Run("\\servername\sharedfolder\run.exe")

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big_daddy

im doing the same thing the easiest way i found to do it is to use the name of the server and the shared folder like such

Run("\\servername\sharedfolder\run.exe")

That is the easiest way, but don't forget to give it a working directory.

Run("\\servername\SharedFolderName\Data Files\DavidTestFolder\XPPatch Installer.exe", @TempDir)

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