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  1. Gotcha. Just wondering. I noticed scripts is different since I last used it. RE: https://www.pulseway.com/new#pulseway-83 See "More Customization for Automation with Variables" Is it possible to use this feature without having to transfer a file? If so, how to you set the variable? Thanks for the quick response!
  2. When I run this I get these errors: ERROR: No mapping between account names and security IDs was done. ERROR: The system cannot find the file specified. ERROR: The specified task name "MapX" does not exist in the system.
  3. Does anyone know if this will work: Set-LocalUser -Name username -ExpirePassword I extracted it from this link
  4. I have a Windows 10 Pro (local) machine that is not responding to: wmic UserAccount set PasswordExpires=True I've been digging a big hole looking for a comparable powershell command. Anyone know? Also, how to check if the user cannot change password is set. It does not list using net accounts
  5. How can I set an alert so that when a Win10Pro Administrator level user account logins I receive an alert? Side request: does anyone know a way (Win10Pro) to give a Administrator Level User Account Runas ability while setting deny local login? I understand it might be possible via a GPO? I have a location (Peer-To-Peer) where all the Windows User accounts are being set to Standard Users and they will have a 2nd User account in some cases to allow Runas ability. However, I'd prefer to not allow the Administrator level account show on the login screen as an option. Another option might
  6. Hi, I found this link: https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=110606 Any scripting masters that can help? Looking for a script (cmd or shell) that I can run via Pulseway to copy a folder with locked files to another location on the same machine.
  7. Hi, Is there a cmd (shell/terminal) that I can run via a script within Pulseway to copy a folder with locked files within the same hard-drive? In this case I need to copy the Quickbooks folder. I do not want to use a 3rd party software. Thanks for the help.
  8. Hi Everyone, As everyone knows Windows Updates are not bullet proof and they cause problems periodically with examples being flashing screens on logins for touch screen machines, lost audio abilities, files going missing and so on. The goal of this Topic is to provide a way for all the members of this forum to report issues with KB's either that they've experienced or that have been reported elsewhere thus allowing all those participating to determine if they want to adjust their global policies to hold off on a KB or make other changes. Your participation is greatly appreciated and I'm sure
  9. BUMP: To clarify a bit further. When tracking of installing and uninstalling application is set it creates a load of alerts for what are, for the most part, expected upgrades of applications such as Browsers, PDF Readers, Flashplayer, Java for example. I do not need an alert for those but I do need history in case there is an issue and I need to see what changed recently. However, what I do need an alert for are not so common changes. So this request is the ability to exclude certain applications from the alert but log only.
  10. Hi, I'm not sure if this is a feature request or if there may be a solution already. Here's the specifics: A customer is using Filemaker Server and it relies on the httpd service which is Apache to connect the web form feed via PHP. It stops occasionally and it would be most helpful to get an alert when it does just like with Windows services. I looked at monitoring an Application in the Pulseway preferences but did not see one that I should select. The Filemaker consultant indicated that Filemaker installs it's own version of Apache and the restart command is: sudo /Library/Fil
  11. Hi, To avoid unnecessary interruptions would you please tweak the application installed/monitoring as follows: 1. Track a history of application changes: name and date installed/uninstalled. 2. Alert wildcard exclude (ex. Application Name: "Mozilla Firefox*") such that when Mozilla Firefox 51.0.1 (x64 en-US) or it latest version are installed and uninstalled no alert is sent. The history is useful to know what application changes occurred recently and I'm also looking for alerts on non-standard applications. The later I do want a notification. Last year an international v
  12. The Pulseway Automation contains the Builtin "Cleanup Temporary Files" powershell. I thought it might be worth a conversation. Here's the current code: $folders = @("C:\Windows\Temp\*", "C:\Documents and Settings\*\Local Settings\temp\*", "C:\Users\*\Appdata\Local\Temp\*", "C:\Users\*\Appdata\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\*", "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download", "C:\Windows\System32\FNTCACHE.DAT") foreach ($folder in $folders) {Remove-Item $folder -force -recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue} exit 0 I'm not sure it is worth removing the SoftwareDistribution\
  13. Also try going to the Pulseway Programs Folder and locating the service executable and checking the security permissions. I found adding full control for the user profile can resolve the issue.
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    Decommission

    Hi, Here is how I recently "decommissioned" and uninstalled my service files from a machine: Beware: use the rd and del command at YOUR OWN RISK! run these from your remote service app or Pulseway terminal; 1. Check for your Support files and remove; dir c:\PathToSupportFolder\*.* rd <- remove directory, /s including sub-folders, /q just do it! rd /s /q C:\PathToSupportFolder\FolderAndSubFolderToRemove repeat with other sub-folders as needed. Check folders are removed dir c:\PathToSupportFolder\*.* Delete one file: del c:\PathToSupportFolder\filename.ext
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