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Installing Explorer package Remotely

I am by no means a scripting person, i understand the basics of Bash and some other shells. but i am still learning a great deal mostly from this site.

This is what i am basically trying to do. We have over 1000 sun Blade 1500 clients and 200+ V440, v210, V240 servers. I want the local sysadmin to run this script that will copy the explorer package from my server install it on the local client, then run it and upload the output to my local server when there is a problem so i do not have to remote in there to do this when I'm busy. I am the main sysadmin for all the clients and servers that i listed. All the other sites administrators do not root access nor can i give them to it. I tried creating a if then statement but i do not think it is working since i need to run pkgadd -d as root. Si the method of deploying this by IF and Then statements too hard? I do not have any remote software installed nor do i have pkginstall on the clients and servers and i am not that great with other shells and scripting languages. Also the kicker is i can not install or modify any of the clients or servers except for installing the explorer package that i have permission to install. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
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platform::shell(n)					       Tcl Bundled Packages						platform::shell(n)

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NAME
platform::shell - System identification support code and utilities SYNOPSIS
package require platform::shell ?1.1.4? platform::shell::generic shell platform::shell::identify shell platform::shell::platform shell _________________________________________________________________ DESCRIPTION
The platform::shell package provides several utility commands useful for the identification of the architecture of a specific Tcl shell. This package allows the identification of the architecture of a specific Tcl shell different from the shell running the package. The only requirement is that the other shell (identified by its path), is actually executable on the current machine. While for most platform this means that the architecture of the interrogated shell is identical to the architecture of the running shell this is not generally true. A counter example are all platforms which have 32 and 64 bit variants and where a 64bit system is able to run 32bit code. For these running and interrogated shell may have different 32/64 bit settings and thus different identifiers. For applications like a code repository it is important to identify the architecture of the shell which will actually run the installed packages, versus the architecture of the shell running the repository software. COMMANDS
platform::shell::identify shell This command does the same identification as platform::identify, for the specified Tcl shell, in contrast to the running shell. platform::shell::generic shell This command does the same identification as platform::generic, for the specified Tcl shell, in contrast to the running shell. platform::shell::platform shell This command returns the contents of tcl_platform(platform) for the specified Tcl shell. KEYWORDS
operating system, cpu architecture, platform, architecture platform::shell 1.1.4 platform::shell(n)

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