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Thread: Unix Commands from windows

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    Default Unix Commands from windows

    Hi everyone..
    I'm using windows..
    and our server is UNIX..
    I knew that it's possible to create DOS commands in java programs,
    I have tried it already..

    What I want to know is, is it possible to create a
    java program (from windows) that can execute UNIX
    command?

    Something like:
    I have a java program in my windows, and it will
    create a directory in UNIX server /home/dir..

    base on my research, I can connect to our server in
    command prompt of my windows using ftp <domain>
    but the commands there is limited.

    Thanks a lot


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    Default Re: Unix Commands from windows

    Are you asking if it's possible to build a Unix command shell for Windows, like Cygwin, or whether it's possible to write a Java program to run on a Windows machine that sends Unix commands to the server? If the latter, the Java program would use the host OS to interface with the server so would be limited by what the host OS can do. So I believe it's possible, but the results may not be what you'd hoped for.

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    Default Re: Unix Commands from windows

    If the latter, the Java program would use the host OS to interface with the server so would be limited by what the host OS can do. So I believe it's possible, but the results may not be what you'd hoped for.
    Thanks for your response I'll make more research about it.

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