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    Startup Script to create folder in C:\windows is not working

    I've created a group policy which calls a batch file.

    The group policy is set at :
    Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Scripts -> Startup - then I have the script name set.

    The script should do the following:

    mkdir %SystemRoot%\Sun\Java\Deployment
    copy "\\fp2\SHApps\jre1.7.0_51\deployment.config" %SystemRoot%\Sun\Java\Deployment\ /Y
    copy "\\fp2\SHApps\jre1.7.0_51\deployment.propertie s" %SystemRoot%\Sun\Java\Deployment\ /Y
    copy "\\fp2\SHApps\jre1.7.0_51\exception.sites" %SystemRoot%\Sun\Java\Deployment\ /Y

    When I run Group Policy Results it appears that the Policy is applying but the folders and not being created and files not copied.

    If I run the batch file manually (As Administrator) the folders and files are created.

    I must be missing something simple but can't work out what it is...

    Any help appreciated.

    Cheers

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    "Domain Computer" have permission to read the source file by the way

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    Going to try using:

    Computer Configuration
    └ Preferences
    └ Windows Settings
    └ Files

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    If it is not even creating the directory then I would think it has something to do with the system variable. Try using C:\Windows instead and see what happens.
    Last edited by Duke5A; 11th June 2014 at 06:58 PM.

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    Where is your startup script located? I take it your policy is pointing to the right location for it?

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    Are you trying to run these startup scripts on Windows 7 or above?

    If you are then I don't think it will work as the startup script works with the local computer system account and probably does not have permissions to do what you require

    I've never fully got my head around why exactly it doesn't work (but I know when I was trying to get bginfo working on Windows 7 - this caused me lots of issues)

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    If you want the local system account to have access to the share where your Java files are. Give the system account permission to the share and NTFS permissions. GPP is the way to go with Java config files.

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