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Posted on 2003-11-24
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  Here's my problem. I'm using Win 2000 Server. I'm signed on to the
server using an administrator's account. I have a mapped drive to an non
trusted domain and use that mapped drive locally without a problem. Using
the native scheduled Task app in WIN 2K, if a program scheduled program attempts to use that
mapped drive, that task fails or runs on forever. If I use a 3rd party
scheduler the task runs fine. My task was created to run as admin on my
domain. Again... I can run the task manually (without the Task scheduler), but
either timed or with the run command it will not run from Task scheduler. Am
I out of luck?

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Question by:PaulCr125
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by:LucF
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Have you made sure that the "run as" is filled the right way, and that you've checked the password to run the task?
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by:PaulCr125
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Yes,
   "Run as" is the MyDomain\Administrator and proper password to the Win 2K server's Admin account. All jobs that operate within the domain work OK.. it's just when I need to go outside of my domain it fails. Yet I map and use a drive to the other domain manually or with a 3rd party scheduler without problem.

Paul

 
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by:sneak_nakata
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it's look like u want the task schedule work outside of ur domain isn't it ?
make sure u put in the Universal Groups.
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by:PaulCr125
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     Both Domains are NT 4.0 sp 6 but the Server/ Workstation where I'm using the Task Scheduler is WIN 2K Server. Again I am the Admininstrator to the machine where the tasks are running but some work needs to be done in the untrusted NT domain. I have many user priveledges on the untrusted domain and map drives and use them without problem. I'm baffled on this one. Please help.

Paul
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LucF earned 200 total points
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It's been a while.... and I've see some posts like this, none of them got a valid answer :-( I think you're stuck with 3rd party tools. I think it has someting to do with the increased security after SP5.

LucF
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by:PaulCr125
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I think you are right... I'll give it a little more time and I'll have to go to an aftermarket scheduler.
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