Posted on 2011-02-18
i have a very simple batch i would like to run each day on a windows 2003 server. this is what is in the batch
copy *.bak z:\ /Y
i created a schedule for this to run everyday, and according to windows it runs, but it really isn't running because my files are not being copied. i suspect that this isn't working because it needs a dos prompt and when i am not logged in, there isn't a dos prompt for these commands to run in. i say this because i was logged into this server once when the schedule was set to run, and a dos window opened and the batch ran. however, when i am not logged in, windows schedule task reports that it runs, but i look at the destination where the files should be copied, and the files are not there. is there some way to run these simple commands without being logged in?