Alternate command for Net Send

An alternate command for Net Send in windows is msg.

Net send command normally we use to send message from one computer to another computer.

In Vista  Microsoft introduce an alternate command called msg.

Eg: c:\>msg  /server: servername or IPaddress   Message

For more info:

C:\>msg  /?

Send a message to a user.

MSG {username | sessionname | sessionid | @filename | *}

[/SERVER:servername] [/TIME:seconds] [/V] [/W] [message]

username            Identifies the specified username.

sessionname         The name of the session.

sessionid           The ID of the session.

@filename           Identifies a file containing a list of usernames,

sessionnames, and sessionids to send the message to.

*                   Send message to all sessions on specified server.

/SERVER:servername  server to contact (default is current).

/TIME:seconds       Time delay to wait for receiver to acknowledge msg.

/V                  Display information about actions being performed.

/W                  Wait for response from user, useful with /V.

message             Message to send.  If none specified, prompts for it

or reads from stdin.


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