Local PC Process across a network

Hi,
we have a software product that runs an executable program as a process on a Local Client. The client accesses shared folders across the network on another Network PC via .LOC files (location files, pointers to the shares) that reside on the local client.

The process then runs for a couple of minutes and then fails (Process Ends) indicating that the process cannot access the data on the other network PC.
The other Network PC, which contains all of the data and also an identical local executable process works ok as the data is on this machine.

My question is:
Can a local process access shared data folders across a network?
David_J_GAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
define local process?  What user is it running as? System?  The account must have access to the share.

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David_J_GAuthor Commented:
Hi David,
Thanks for the reply. The current logged in user starts to process by running the executable from the software. This enables the process to run in the background and browse the shared folders every 45 secs. It will then interact with them if it finds any data it can work with.

Therefore the process is running as the current logged in user. The users do have access to the shares.
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Try to get some debugging logs from the application.
Or use SysInternals Process Monitor with a filter "Process Name", "is", "yourprocess.exe", and let the process run. This will reveal anything the process requests access to, with success or failure.
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David_J_GAuthor Commented:
The issue here was very basic and just user permissions.
Thanks for suggestions.
David_J_GAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for David_J_G's comment #a40802679

for the following reason:

We did not get to delve deeply into the processes as suggested as a permissions issue was detected when we went to another system.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
my answer http:#a40787696 directly stated that the user must have permissions
David_J_GAuthor Commented:
'Directly' is a little strong but I'm not up for any arguments so thank you for your input :-)
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