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Hi AutoIters!

 

Im trying to launch a .exe file that is nested within the program files (x86) folder structure. i have already used the standard RunAs Syntax and found that it fails to launch the application. I have switched to Run and that seems to work. My issue is I have to use RunAs as the applicaton would need to run under a completely different account. The Current logged in user is a Local User on the machine, however, the application must be run as a domain user. The Machine is domain connected.

 

 have tried the following:

RunAs("username","logonpassword", $RUN_LOGON_PROFILE, "D:\Program Files (x86)\Vendor\Application Name\Exe Location\Executable.exe")

The above fails to launch, there are no errors or syntax issues, it just does nothing when the variables are replaced for the correct values.

I did the same using the Run command

Run("D:\Program Files (x86)\Vendor\Application Name\Exe Location\Executable.exe")

That seems to work fine, but runs in local user context. Any thoughts? Could it be a local Machine rights issue? Or have i missed something glaring in my script

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Hi @HariKara:)
Look closer in the Help file!

This:

RunAs("username","logonpassword", $RUN_LOGON_PROFILE, "D:\Program Files (x86)\Vendor\Application Name\Exe Location\Executable.exe")

Should be:

RunAs("username","DOMAINTOAUTHENTICATEAGAINST", "logonpassword", $RUN_LOGON_PROFILE, "D:\Program Files (x86)\Vendor\Application Name\Exe Location\Executable.exe")

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Yeah pretty hard to use domain's credentials without setting the domain's name ;)


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4 hours ago, caramen said:

Yeah pretty hard to use domain's credentials without setting the domain's name ;)

The machine has no domain?

If you can use:
@LogonDomain

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It is not the machin’s domaine it’s the credentials domain. You can use domain’s credentials on local session.


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