Topic "Synchronization and Windows Scheduled Task"

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When I run a .cmd file containing a WinSCP synchronization call from a Windows scheduled task the log says that there are no files to synchronize. If I manually double click the .cmd file the log states that WinSCP found the file(s) needing to be synchronized and completes successfully. Does anyone have a suggestion regarding what I'm doing incorrectly with the scheduled task? I verified that the account tied to the scheduled task has access to the local directory (R:\_website_event_images\).

Here's the log that states there is nothing to synchronize even though there is:

> 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Script: synchronize -filemask="*.jpg" remote -mirror -delete "R:\_website_event_images\" /events/
< 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Script: Comparing...
. 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Collecting synchronization list for local directory 'R:\_website_event_images\' and remote directory '/events/', mode = Remote, params = 0x1003 (Delete, NoConfirmation, Mirror)
< 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Script: Nothing to synchronize.
> 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Script: close
. 2013-06-20 15:00:03.137 Closing connection.

I was able to resolve this issue by using a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) instead a mapped drive. Turns out the account I use for running the scheduled task does not have access to mapped drives.

synchronize -filemask="*.jpg" remote -mirror -delete "\\\raid\_website_event_images\" /events/
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Can you send me an email, so I can send you back a debug version of WinSCP to track the problem? Please include link back to this topic in your email. Also note in this topic that you have sent the email. Thanks.

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