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Running in the name of...

During my last post I briefly discussed the issues related to the execution context of the chef-client when developing and testing cookbooks. To summarize: on a windows machine the chef-client runs under the context of the local system account, an account which basically is a local admin but has almost no permissions on other Active Directory joined/secured objects ( such as other machines, Active Directory itself or file shares). 421 more words

Active Directory

Start a batch file in interactive mode in SCCM Task Sequence

Start a batch file in interactive mode in SCCM Task Sequence.

psexec.exe -accepteula -s -i 1 -d C:\windows\temp\install.cmd

I use it for AutoIT scripts which need interaction. 12 more words

Script

Running as SYSTEM

Scripts/Actions are often run in the SYSTEM context when making changes to a client, but a SYSTEM account occasionally does not act like a user account (even a user with administrative rights). 129 more words

Windows 7