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I appologise in advance if this is something very obvious, I have not been using ISA Server for very long. I am trying to get a reboot script to work with our ISA server, the reboot script uses psshutdown to schedule a reboot on remote servers. This works with every server except the ISA server.

The message returned from psshutdown is:

The network path was not found.
Make sure that the default admin$ share is enabled on MORGAN.

I have tried playing with various rules to allow this however I am not making much progress.
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by:Stephen Manderson
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You need to allow for SMB over IP (TCP port 445)

Create an access rule allowing from your server Ip to the ISA server on TCP 445

Regards
Steve
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by:RichardSlater
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Thank you for the speedy reply, so...

Action: Allow
Protocols: SMB (Port Range 445, Protocol Type: TCP, Direction: Inbound)
From: Server I am trying to manage from
To: Localhost
Users: All Users

Should work... however it dosn't. What am I doing wrong.
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Stephen Manderson earned 2000 total points
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You are testing the script from the server also yes?

You need to change the TCP direction from inbound to outbound.
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by:RichardSlater
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Perfect, thank you for your speedy and accurate response!
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by:Stephen Manderson
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Glad to hear you got it working.

Was it the changing inbound to outbound that fixed it?
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