Action Run Script is not working for AD user logins, Error: generating input file for Run Script Action

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  • 06-Mar-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management


Action Run Script is not working for users logged into the workstation via domain account.

ERROR:"generating input file for Run Script Action"


This is fixed in version 10.0.2 - see KB 3486285 "Updates to ZENworks 10 Configuration Management" which can be found at

Additional Information

To reproduce:

  1. Create a windows bundle (attached the exported bundle)
  2. Add an Install action -> Run Script
  3. Script to Run: Define your own script
  4. Script content (for example): Wscript.Echo "test”
  5. Save file with extension: .vbs
  6. Path to script engine: c:\windows\system32\wscript.exe
  7. Wait before proceeding to next action: When action is complete
    Priority: Normal
    Run as: User
  8. Assign this application to a user in the AD
  9. Login with a user which is domain user
  10. Start the application from the NAL window