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Powershell monitor returns Access is denied or Permission Denied

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Updated June 19, 2018

Overview

When running a Powershell monitor and accessing a file, you receive the message Access is denied or Permission Denied or both. This article identifies the credentials that are being used to access the file.

Environment

  • All versions of SAM

Detail

If the component type is Windows PowerShell Monitor, the credential used is based on the setting of the Execution Mode and the "Run the script under specified account".

 

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  • If "Execution Mode" is Remote Host, the credential used will be the one listed under "Credential for Monitoring".
  • If "Execution Mode" is Local Host and "Run the script under specified account" is false, the credential used will be SYSTEM.
  • If "Execution Mode" is Local Host and "Run the script under specified account" is true, the credential used will be the one listed under "Credential for Monitoring".

 

 

 

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