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delprof.exe and logon script

Posted on 2003-12-06
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I want to use delprof.exe in a logon script.

Q..  delprof.exe requires that you be logged in as the administrator to run.  Does having it in the logins script cover that or will I have to look for another way?

My goal is to silently delete all profiles other than the administrator x days old, upon each users login.

These are classroom computers and I want to keep the profiles cleaned off.
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Accepted Answer from tim_holman
Date: 02/24/2000 08:53AM MST
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Why not ?

Something like this would work :

@echo off
for /f "Skip=3 Tokens=*" %%i in ('net view') do call :delprof %%i
goto :end
:delprof
set name=%1
rem 'delprof /i \\%name%'
:end
 
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by:top_gizmo
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not really what I am looking for.  

I understand how to run it, the real question is:

Since you have to be logged in as the Administrator or in the Administrator Group to run it, how/where should it be implemented?

Group policy would call it but would the delprof.exe be ran as if it were ran by the SYSTEM under the USERS login?
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What I posted is a login script
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Ok, but if the login script calls the delprof.exe (which requires you to be in the admin group) will it run if the user is not in the admin group?
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I believe a login script runs before user credentials are check.
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