in reply to Running Win32::OLe on Remote machine

Check the security context (ie login account) in which your batch + script runs on the remote machine. It might be different to your manual test.

Apparently, you can start a command session on the remote machine, so you could check security context this way.

C:\>beyondexec \\neptune BeyondExec V2.05 - Spawn Remote Processes on Windows NT/2000/XP WorkSt +ations. Copyright(C) 2002-2003 [neptune] BeyondExec service already installed on remote machine. [neptune] Command Successfully Issued to neptune on Pipe 1. [neptune] Process started, ProcessID = 1444, ThreadID = 1440 Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195] (C) Copyright 1985-2000 Microsoft Corp. C:\Winnt\System32>whoami (or net view, etc) etc...