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I am trying to execute a .bat file from code, when i execute i get the below..
"The system cannot find the path specified."  I am able to walk to the path from the sql server?
Here is the line of code:

      exec master..xp_cmdshell '\\perseus\e$\DCClient\pilot\DcBackground.bat'

can anyone help?
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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You need to make sure that the service account with which sql server starts has the permission to execute the batch file; it doesn't matter whether you can go to the desired path, while executong from sql server, the sql server service account's credentials will be used
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Still nothing
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just for testing,
try adding the service account as local admin on 'perseus'
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done same issue?
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 250 total points
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>I am trying to execute a .bat file from code, when i execute i get the below..
Are you running from Sql Server management studio or sql server agent ?
If it is SQL server agent, you need to grant permission for its service account rather than sql server's service account

Aneesh
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Also. please check for the windows eventvwr on the destination server especially the audit section and any sql server error log entries on source server
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When i walk to the file again from sql server and run the bat file i get the attached, and an active x error also is on screen.   The bat file runs an exe file that has username and password to all access.
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Simply put (and as indicated previously) the SQL Server startup account does not have access to the remote server.  More than likely it is the default Local System account.  In other words you could be God and it would be "Still nothing".
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