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Running a .bat file from a container field on Windows

Question asked by Tom_Droz on Mar 5, 2013
Latest reply on Mar 5, 2013 by mikebeargie

Any ideas or help on this would be appreciated!


I would like to store a .bat file in a container field and run it is a send event. I want to hide the code I wrote in the .bat file from the end user.


My script step is simply to execute a "send event" from the container field. When I place it in the container field and leave the original file on the disk it works fine. But when I remove the original file, the script no longer runs. If I use the external storage option it does not run.


Has anyone else tried and succeeded in having a .bat file run from a container field, without allowing that bat file to be looked at by the user?