Server 2008 R2 DOS commands do not natively run in command prompt
Posted on 2009-12-24
We have recently deployed a server with Server 2008 R2. We have an in-house application that runs on this server. The application essentially loads a .cmd file that allows you to choose options for what you want to do with the program. We have this application running Server 2008 Enterprise, as well as Server 2003 R2 Enterprise without any problems.
The issue we are seeing is that when running the program, the command prompt does not recognize standard DOS commands such as choice, net, cscript, netstat, ipconfig, etc... However, when you specify the path (C:\Windows\System32\) to the command, it works without a problem.
Unfortunately, I do not have another Server 2008 R2 server to test this with, so I am curious to know if this is a known issue or if anyone has any idea how to resolve this.