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HI All,

I have a issue where I want to create a script (VB or Batch file) that when a user runs the script it will copy files from Folder1 to Folder2.

Here's the rub.

I don't want the users to have access to Folder2, I need them to run the scipt so they can't move files in manually and it does a bit of logging as well.

I have two ideas but don't know how feasible they are:

  1. The user calls the script but it runs under different permissions. How would I do this without the user seeing the account details.

  2. The user runs a scipt that runs a scheduled job on the server. The scheduled job would then run under different privileges but the users don't have access to the server so there may be an issue running a scheduled task.

Any other ideas would be grateful.

THanks in advance

JoeOD

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Folder2 may be shared with deny access to users, and the script mounts the share with custom credentials move files than disconnect the share.

There a trick for hiding network mapped drives on windows with the NoDrives dword at HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer.

PS: You can compile your .bat script with bat2exe to avoir users seeing the file content. AutoIT script may do the job also.

EDIT: See this article for configuring the NoDrives Dword Value.

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