Re: questions about login scripts

From: Brock Heidemann (BHeidemann_at_cox.net)
Date: 01/19/05


Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 08:19:25 -0800

Thank you very much, I will give them a try :)

"Al Dunbar [MS-MVP]" <alan-no-drub-spam@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> "Brock Heidemann" <BHeidemann@cox.net> wrote in message
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>> 1.) Does the login script run as the currently logged in user or the
> system
>> account?
>
> Currently logged (logging!) in user.
>
>> 2.) I want to install or uninstall a piece of software (.msi) depending
>> on
>> the information I pull out of the users AD account during login. I have
>> everything working except the software wont install because the user
> doesn't
>> have rights to install the software. Can I force the installation of this
>> software with elevated rights during login?
>
> There are ways of doing this, ranging from the free (CPAU) and acceptably
> good(http://www.joeware.net/win/free/tools/cpau.htm) to non-free (RunAsPro
> 10 euros per seat) and also pretty good,
> (http://www.gold-software.com/download2346.html or
> http://www.mast-computer.com/c_9-s_7-l_de.html).
>
> Both require some care to make sure you are not inadvertently leaving a
> door
> open somewhere, but, with care, and good controls, either can be safe.
>
> /Al
>
>> I would use AD to assign this package but it doesn't have the options I
>> want.
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