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Need Windows 7/Vista task scheduler expert
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Need a fix for an ftp-out firewall block in a Scheduled batch job (Windows Vista and later).

All commands run fine in the batch job, and the ftp-out command (uses a standalone ftp utility) starts, but Windows Firewall is blocking the ftp transfer. We are using standard ftp out with no specified port using a user/pass combo:

start /Dc:\%folder% /B c:\qpublic\ftpscript.exe %FTP_SERVER% %FTP_USER% %FTP_PWD% c:\%folder%\upload * upload

The job is set up in the same way, running task scheduler as Administrator, but only works on about 50% of the Windows Vista + computers. Windows does not show any errors and the firewall is showing the ftp utility is on the exemptions list so it should not be blocked. When we check the ftp server, however, the folders are created and files some files may be placed, but all are 0 filesize. We find that files less than 50K in size seem to come through ok, but we are transferring 10 MB-500MB files. The batch program works fine if it is started manua...

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