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Can't run a batch from UNC path in Task Scheduler

Posted on 2015-02-18
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Last Modified: 2016-02-11

Trying to run a batch via task scheduler but it won't run.  On the 'Actions' tab i put this for the 'Program/script' field:  \\opus\hyperion\automation\run_triggers.bat

Note:  The \\opus\hyperion\automation directory is on a SAN not a server.  I tried mapping the \\opus\hyperion drive to Z and then:


Still won't execute.  Could I use NET USE or something like that?
Question by:elwayisgod
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Is it a normal user account you run the task under? Certain computer accounts are restricted in having no network access. And you can't use drives mapped in your interactive user session.

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User account has full access.
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What's the error message or task execution status?
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by:Lionel MM
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Can you run this from a command prompt please and post the results; from a dos prompt type
and then tell us what you get

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It was due to a Environment variable on DEV server that was on TEST and PROD.  Sorry for confusion, I'm not a Windows Server guru :)

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Thanks for responses and help troubleshooting.
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