PsExec is a Telnet alternative that enables you to perform non-invasive troubleshooting on a remote device made for Surface. You can use PsExec to do the following:
Start interactive command-prompt windows on remote devices made for Surface.
Use Microsoft MS-DOS tools, such as IpConfig, to show information about a remote device made for Surface.
To learn more about PsExec and to download it, see PsExec on the Microsoft TechNet website.
To start PsExec from a remote device made for Surface
Download the PsExec toolkit from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=109930 and extract it to a local share on a computer running Windows.
Open an elevated command prompt window and browse to the folder that contains the extracted files.
Run psexec \\MachineName ipconfig /all, where MachineName is the computer name of the device made for Surface.
Note This command executes IpConfig.exe on the remote device made for Surface with the /all switch, and displays the resulting output locally.
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