[gptalk] Re: Start up script GP

  • From: "Sunshine Baines" <sunshine.baines@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 18:37:03 -0400

Run the script with a pause to see if it's running into a problem.  I
ran into a problem where I forgot to do " " because of spaces in the
path to the destination.  It could be the source your having the
problem with.



On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Nelson, Jamie R
<Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Exactly. He should see an event in the event log talking about script policy
> processing timing out if that was the case.
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
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> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 3:01 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 3:01 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> Possibly but there's no one there to click OK!
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of David Cliffe
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 12:45 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> Well it might send them to that desktop session you see prior to
> <CTRL><ALT><DEL>  right?  But I guess that doesn't really matter at this
> point  :-)
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:52 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> Glad you got it working but my guess would have been the Msgbox calls. You
> can't run those in a startup script since there is no UI to receive them. I
> suspect the script was just hanging on those.
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 11:20 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> I got it working.  I had to remove the group membership portion of the
> script.
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>  If objFilesystem.FileExists("C:\windows
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> \saplogon.ini") Then
>              objFilesystem.DeleteFile "C:\windows\saplogon.ini", True
>      End If
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>     objFilesystem.CopyFile "\\beaches\NETLOGON\saplogon.ini", "C:\windows\",
> True
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> This is the working script.
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> Thanks for all your help.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Are you actually seeing the MsgBox prompts when you reboot the machine? Did
> you have that in the original script you were having problems or did you add
> those for troubleshooting after you implemented it as a startup script?
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:01 PM
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> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> This is the script.
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> If objFilesystem.FileExists("C:\windows\saplogon.ini") Then
> msgbox("1")
>          objFilesystem.DeleteFile "C:\windows\saplogon.ini", True
> msgbox("2")
>      End If
>  msgbox("3")
>     objFilesystem.CopyFile "\\beaches\NETLOGON\saplogon.ini",
> "C:\windows\saplogon.ini", True
> msgbox("4")
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> The message boxes tell me if it ran.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 1:38 PM, Dave Palombi <dave.palombi@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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> Okay I have done what you have mentioned.  It has ran today.  To be sure, I
> rebooted the machine and checked again.  It has given me the lastest time.
> The path is there and everything seems to be running.
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> What is the next step.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> At the workstation, you can run RSOP.MSC and drill into the scripts section
> (it looks just like the GP Editor namespace). It will tell you if the script
> was being processed and when it last ran.
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> Or, if you're not at the workstation, using GPMC's GP Results Wizard to
> connect remotely to the machine and find out which GPOs and settings applied
> during the last processing cycle.
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:29 AM
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> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> How do I do that?  I have never done that before.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 12:01 PM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> As Darren and I both suggested, also check RSOP and make sure the script is
> actually being applied.
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:58 AM
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> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> On windows vista, it works perfectly, but on windows XP it is not working at
> all.
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> This is very weird.  I will try to put access on domain computers and we
> will see what happens.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> If "Authenticated Users" has read access that should suffice. However, I've
> seen weirdness before where access is denied until you actually add "Domain
> Computers." Startup scripts run under the  NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM context which
> is the equivalent of the machine's computer object.
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> If it is a relatively small file, I would add it to the scripts/startup
> folder of the GPO and copy it from there. Then you can be sure the machine
> account is not being denied access. Also check RSoP and make sure the script
> is actually being executed.
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> Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information Technology |
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:36 AM
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> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> The location it is coming from is the netlogon folder that everyone has
> access to.  I do know that the script works because as a Domain admin it
> copies the file over fine.  It's only the users.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Are you sure that your script is actually copying the file successfully?
> Does the "Domain Computers" group have read access to the location you are
> trying to copy from?
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> Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information Technology |
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:26 AM
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> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> I have done a gpupdate /force on the test computer.  I have restarted the
> test computer.  It still does not work.
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> Any ideas?
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Yes, startup scripts won't run at background refresh, even if you do a
> gpupdate /force command. The machine will process the script policy but
> won't actually execute the script unless you reboot.
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> Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information Technology |
> I N T E G R I S Health | Phone 405.552.0903 | Fax 405.553.5687 |
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:49 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Start up script GP
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> So you are saying for me to reboot the PC on top of replicating to all the
> other domain controllers.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Nelson, Jamie R
> <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Startup scripts don't run during a background policy refresh…the machine
> actually has to be rebooted for them to execute. If you've already deployed
> the Group Policy Preference extensions, you can also use that to copy files.
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> Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information Technology |
> I N T E G R I S Health | Phone 405.552.0903 | Fax 405.553.5687 |
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> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Palombi
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:13 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Start up script GP
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> Hello,
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> I have been trying to copy over a file to c:\windows before the users log
> in.  All users have domain users rights.  (no access to anything)  I need a
> file copied over to c:\windows.  I have added a start up script to the
> computer configurations but when I do a gpresult it does not apply.  I have
> force a replication but it still does not seem to work.
>
> Dave
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