running command with admin privilages on remote machine win7

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    by rmishra at 2013-04-05 03:11:46

    I need to execute my exe file present in my remote machine (like running – run as administrator ) . So far i have tried start-process cmd.exe -Verb runas -argumentlists "path of EXE" but this is failing.

    Let me explains you my actual requirements – I have Win7 server A – where my all exe files are present. I need to run each exe as Run as Administrator, once the exe started running then wait for 2 min. reboot the server and start running another exe.
    So I have thought of creating PowerShell script which i will execute from my workstation.

    by MasterOfTheHat at 2013-04-05 08:49:11

    Have you tried something like this?
    $securePassword = ConvertTo-SecureString -string "password" -AsPlainText -Force
    $user = New-Object Management.Automation.PSCredential("username", @securePassword)
    Invoke-Command -computername server01 -scriptBlock {c:\testapp.exe} -Credential $user

    (Credit to Mattias Samskar's blog)

    Or even just like:
    Invoke-Command -computername server01 -scriptBlock {c:\testapp.exe} -Credential (Get-Credential)
    You could include the syntax to wait for a while and then reboot in the scriptBlock parameter.

    by rmishra at 2013-04-05 13:32:45

    Thanks MasterOfTheHat,

    But I can't use invoke-command, as my server is in public domain, so enable psremoting is throwing error that network connection should be in domain or private network.

    As my server is a VSphere VM so I am using powerCLI to connect from workstation to VM and then using invoke-VMScript cmdlet for invoking commands.

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