Kicking off a python script using Windows Scheduled Task

korean_dave davidreynon at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 17:46:13 CEST 2008


Hey all. i solved this problem by logging on with my network domain
login (log in using...)

instead of NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM which only gave out local privleges to
the process started off by Task scheduler.

On Oct 15, 10:36 am, korean_dave <davidrey... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know how to properly kick off a script using Windows
> Scheduled Task? The script calls other python modules within itself.
> HERE'S THE CATCH:
> I am used to running the script directly from the command window and
> the print() is very handy for us to debug and monitor. When running
> the task from Windows Scheduled Task, we'd like to be able to view the
> command window and keep it up after the Task has completed...
>
> I used the commands
>
> CMD /K
>
> cd C:\testdirectory\script_RunTests
>
> python AutomatedTestRun.py
>
> but when AutomatedTestRun.py calls other python modules, we don't see
> output.




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