Need support for your remote team? Check out our new promo! IT issues often require a personalized solution. Why EE? Get Access. Log In. Web Dev. NET App Servers. We help IT Professionals succeed at work. Medium Priority. Last Modified: Hello Experts, I'm currently stuck in this situation that is really getting to me, only all of you can give me some solutions to solve this issue which would make my day alot pleasing.
I have created a batch file to run as startup in the GPO. Here is the script update. Any expert care to get me out of this situation? Start Free Trial. View Solution Only. Commented: When startup script runs, it uses the computer account's credential instead of the users. It may not have sufficient permission. Try to put a valid credential in the bat file, or relax the permission on the folders. Author Commented: Can you give me a detail example. I would like to keep the permission as is for the users, where they can not modify the file.
Startup scripts run under the "System" account which means they have full access to the machine like a local Administrator. If network is not available at startup it's possible, that script is not executed. HTH Toni. Experts with Gold status have received one of our highest-level Expert Awards, which recognize experts for their valuable contributions.
Most Valuable Expert This award recognizes tech experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community and go the extra mile with helpful contributions. How would do so in to enabling the network to be available? The folder is currently set to share and NTFS. Windows XP allows users to logon even in network subsystem is not initialized. On new, fast computers with XP usualy scripts start to fail, because client can not access network share with startup or even logon script.
Now I want these batch files to run automatically when the OS starts and when the OS is being shutdown, without any user having to log on.
I tried testing this on a Win 8. If this is a bad assumption, please advise. This really isn't an answer due to the two limitations noted below but it's too long for a comment, so. I have taken special care to add the scripts under the Powershell Scripts tab inside each of the startup and shutdown policy nodes. I would expect the same result with having it sending a mail, but one can't be sure of course until one actually tries.
Studying and using everyone's comments and answers actually helped resolve my problem, but as sometimes is the case the real issue was somewhat different. So, I feel obligated to post what turned out to be the actual problem for me in case someone else gets caught by the same 'gotcha'. During script testing it seemed more convenient to work on my Win 8. I had assumed my Win 8. The instant I moved everything over to my R2 servers the scripts worked flawlessly and have ever since.
I cannot explain why the Win 8. So my solution was to no longer use a Win 8 or 8. Go to the eventviewer, search for logon and logoff security events, right click on it and add a task for this event which sends an email.
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The batch files work properly from a command prompt and emails are received.
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Can someone give me ideas about considerations I clearly am not thinking about? Is the problem permissions? How would I know that? Is the problem "It looks scheduled but isn't"? Is the problem that batch files can't be used in this way? Since this is my first time doing this, I'm pretty certain I'm missing something basic.
Alan Alan 1 1 gold badge 17 17 silver badges 31 31 bronze badges.This topic describes how to use the Local Group Policy Editor gpedit to manage four types of event-driven scripting files. You can use Windows PowerShell scripts, or author scripts in any other language supported by the client computer. For more information about the editor, see Local Group Policy Editor.
In the Script Name box, type the path to the script, or click Browse to search for the script file in the Netlogon shared folder on the domain controller. In the Script Parameters box, type any parameters that you want, the same way as you would type them on the command line. If you assign multiple scripts, the scripts are processed in the order that you specify. To move a script up in the list, click it and then click Up. To move a script down in the list, click it and then click Down.Batch/Cmd Programming: Lesson 1 (Basics)
Add : Opens the Add a Script dialog box, where you can specify any additional scripts to use. Edit : Opens the Edit Script dialog box, where you can modify script information, such as name and parameters.
Remove : Removes the selected script from the Startup Scripts list. Startup scripts are run under the Local System account, and they have the full rights that are associated with being able to run under the Local System account. This is a different behavior from earlier operating systems. Enabling the Run Startup Scripts Visible policy setting will have no effect when running startup scripts asynchronously.
In Script Nametype the path to the script, or click Browse to search for the script file in the Netlogon shared folder on the domain controller.
In Script Parameterstype any parameters that you want, the same way as you would type them on the command line.
Remove : Removes the selected script from the Shutdown Scripts list. Shutdown scripts are run as Local System, and they have the full rights that are associated with being able to run as Local System.
Remove : Removes the selected script from the Logon Scripts list. Remove : Removes the selected script from the Logoff Scripts list. Skip to main content. Exit focus mode. Introduction Group Policy allows you to associate one or more scripting files with four triggered events: Computer startup Computer shutdown User logon User logoff You can use Windows PowerShell scripts, or author scripts in any other language supported by the client computer.
In the results pane, double-click Startup. In the Startup Properties dialog box, click Add. In the Add a Script dialog box, do the following: In the Script Name box, type the path to the script, or click Browse to search for the script file in the Netlogon shared folder on the domain controller.
Setting startup scripts to run synchronously may cause the boot process to run slowly. In the results pane, double-click Shutdown. In the Shutdown Properties dialog box, click Add.
In the Add a Script dialog box, do the following: In Script Nametype the path to the script, or click Browse to search for the script file in the Netlogon shared folder on the domain controller. Setting shutdown scripts to run synchronously may cause the shutdown process to run slowly.
In the results pane, double-click Logon. In the Logon Properties dialog box, click Add. Setting logon scripts to run synchronously may cause the logon process to run slowly.
I can see the process in task manager however the computer doesn't sign out. However when I run the process as an administrator manually it works. I thought the system account was supposed to have all privileges. Very confused as to why this isn't working. Any help would be appreciated.
I found an answer to this by using local group policy instead of domain policy. The script works from here but did not work from domain group policy for whatever reason. So the exe would check if the system-account is idle. Learn more. How to make batch file run from group policy? Ask Question.
Asked 3 years, 5 months ago. Active 3 years, 2 months ago. Viewed 7k times. Below is my batch file contents.Forum Rules. Help Register Login. Forums Technical Windows 10 Group Policy scripts not running.
Latest Threads. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of However we've Group Policy scripts not running. On our W10 machines we have a handful of. However we've just noticed none of thes are working. As usual they work fine on the Win7 machines! The errors being logged are either:. Last edited 23rd January at PM.
Might not be related at all, but I had similar problems when I tried running a script during GPO - said it couldn't find the file specified, even though when I typed the exact same 'launch command' from post-login it worked without issues. For me, it came down to who was really running the script when it was being launched, as I was referring to a drive letter, rather than a full UNC path. School boy error! Detention for me. I know the paths are correct as they are working on 's of W7 machines and haven't been changed.
It seems to be a pattern of Netlogon not seeing a domain controller, then not applying GPOs, then the GPOs logging the error that the script path wasn't found. Do these machines have SSDs?
Originally Posted by Sheridan. The errors being logged are either: or more commonly Neither of which is actually true. The PCs can resolve the paths in the first instance, and we're not blocking anything with group policy.
We do use Applocker but that isn't logging anything as blocked. I'm rather worried now that W10 is making a right balls up of applying GPOs, as the deeper I look the more issues I seem to find! Is anyone else running scripts in GPO's with W10? I'm not sure why it thinks. Looks like I might have bigger problems, each one is also logging this on boot: Everyone can still login though, and they're all 1Gb connections so I'm not sure why they can't pull down policies or scripts.
I like the idea of the auto-delayed service startup. I've actually done that for a handful of other services that I know can handle that kind of change and it certainly does speed things up just a little.
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It only takes a minute to sign up. I am unable to get a GPO to run a script on startup. The script creates a shared folder on each machine in a group of windows 8 machines. The script itself works great, but attaching it to a GPO is giving me a problem. I've also tried creating the GPOs from both a windows 7 box and a windows 8 box with the same results. The domain controllers are windows server To the best of my knowledge, the GPO hasn't even touched the script.
For the sake of science, I've also tried the following script and it wasn't ran either:. Here's how I configured these scripts to run in the GPO:. This is a bit silly on my part, but I found out the issue. Instead of restarting through Windows, I would tap the power button to shut the machine down and tap it again to start it up.
I restarted through Windows today and I finally started getting errors in the windows logs showing me why the scripts weren't being ran misc WiFi connection issues to the domain controller. After some troubleshooting mainly by using a wired Ethernet connection and proper rebooting, I got the script to run. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top.
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I've tried using other, simpler, scripts just to see if it was a problem with the script in question and they would not run either I can run it as a logon script, but I would rather apply this to machines, not users, if possible I'm not sure how to troubleshoot this, any ideas? Heads up, I'm somewhat new to group policies, so its possible I missed something obvious. Here is the script I'm trying to run.
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The dark mode beta is finally here. Change your preferences any time. Stack Overflow for Teams is a private, secure spot for you and your coworkers to find and share information. I am having some trouble creating a batch file, I need it to remove a. This way, if the important batch file has syntax problems usually due to the contents of variables or other conditions on the machineI still see something in the log. Another option that I occasionally employ is to have the script invoke itself, redirecting the output.
This account doesn't usually have access to most network resources. The one exception is the GPO. All computer accounts have access to the GPO which is stored as files. Learn more. Creating Batch file to run exe.
Asked 6 years, 2 months ago. Active 6 years, 2 months ago. Viewed 6k times. Thanks David. Add a pause before and after the start line for debugging. You might find permissions to be the issue, if the system account if being used, as it does not have access to network resources.
I don't know what GPO is so I can't advise. Was there an error message on the console before the second pause? No there was no error when running manually, just won't run on automatically on start-up. You can't change the account under which it runs easily. Why not put the requisite files in the GPO location so that anything that can access the script can access the requisite files?
Active Oldest Votes. One to call the other and redirect all the output.