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Popup message in winXP workgroup PC in a network

Link to this post 11 Aug 09

Dear Friend

I would like to send official message my users PC which will be popup on their screen from RedHat Linux 4.0 server.

Is this possible? Please note, all the user are within workgroup network and using windows XP.


Regards
Pervez

Link to this post 12 Aug 09

You'd have to use a combination of SAMBA and XP's 'net send' functionality. Be aware though that messaging service in XP is usually turned off. You'd have to start it on all the machines that you wanted to send messages to.

Here's a link that can get you started:

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=44264

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