[wpkg-users] how do you access network domain server shares from a 'NT Authority\SYSTEM' service account session?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue May 16 21:06:47 CEST 2006

Urs Rau wrote:
> I am looking for some advice here. I am sure this worked in the past,
> and suspect that one of the windows service packs of the last 16 months
> or so, 'broke' this functionality by fixing some security aspects of this.
> How does one get a local service that is set to Log on as 'Local System
> account' and 'Allow service to interact with Desktop' to actually
> connect to a share on a domain server? I can't seem to find the right
> user or group that needs to be given read permission for that share on
> the domain server. My domain server seems to reject those connections,
> regardless of what users I tell it should be allowed to connect.
> What have I missed, or where are the answers, I assume that at least
> some of you do run wpkg as a local service that runs the wpkg.js engine
> off a central server location?

Did you look at this page:



Simply, you won't connect to the domain server as a SYSTEM account, 
unless the share allows guest access (start the service from some other 

Tomasz Chmielewski

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