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Script sending Email not working via Task Scheduler (simple)

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Hi All - I believe there was another thread on this issue, but to keep things simple, I wanted to start a new one. If this is in poor taste, I do apologize, here goes.

What the script does: Looks to a txt files that has a list of computer. Goes line by line and pings each machine. If it does not ping back, it emails me with the machine in the subject line. That's it.

The script works perfectly, when running manually (through explorer). I get msgbox confirmations and the emails send. However, when running the same script through task scheduler, it will not send the email and no msgboxes appear. I am not as concerned with the msgboxes, as I am with just ensuring that the emails work.

The smtp server does not require any authentication and is internal.

Any ideas?? I appreciate any help that can be given.

Thank you in advance.

 

Code below and attatched:

#include <Inet.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>


$file = FileOpen("checks.txt" , 0)

While 1
            $answer = FileReadLine($file)
            If @error Then Exitloop
            local $ping1 = Ping($answer, 4000)
            If $PING1 = 0 Then
Local $s_SmtpServer = "smtp.xxxxx.com"
Local $s_FromName = @computername
Local $s_FromAddress = @computername
Local $s_ToAddress = "xxxxx@xxxxx.com"
Local $s_Subject = ""& $answer &" DOWN"
Local $as_Body[2]
$as_Body[0] = ""
Local $iResponse = _INetSmtpMail ($s_SmtpServer, $s_FromName, $s_FromAddress, $s_ToAddress, $s_Subject, $as_Body, @computername, -1)
Local $iErr = @error
$Username = ""
; password for the account used from where the mail gets sent - REQUIRED
$Password = ""
; port used for sending the mail
$IPPort = 25
; enables/disables secure socket layer sending - put to 1 if using httpS
$ssl = 0
If $iResponse = 1 Then
   MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Success!", "Mail sent")
Else
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Error!", "Mail failed with error code " & $iErr)
EndIf

    ;MsgBox(0, "Status", ""& $answer &" Offline",3)
else
    ;MsgBox(0, "Status", ""& $answer &" Online",3)

            EndIf
             Wend

FileClose($file)

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The Scheduler is run as user "System", so I'm sure it is a permission thing.
Do not use MsgBox but write the error messages to a file so you can see what goes on when being run by the Scheduler.

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@abatinoa

Please use code task when you post code (look in my signature for "How to post code on the forum link")

 

@water

I do not think it is it.

I have similar issue.
Must check few things in comming days.

 


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

Are you sure it finds the input txt file as the workdir for a scheduled job will likely not be the scriptdir. Try opening that file by specifying the full path.

Jos

Edited by Jos

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