KACE Product Support Question

Kace process kill script

02/04/2014 9312 views

I work in a medical office and we are having troubles with users not logging out of the EHR. I have written a copule of scripts for updating software but never to end a process. I have tired different ways to kill this process and all i get is a pending status from the run task window. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Here is what i have for the settings on the script.

I have the script enabled and to only run on my local machine. I have run as an enterprise admin account.

The task is

1.verify the process "eClinicalWorks.exe *32" is running

2. kill the process "eClinicalWorks.exe *32.


Now i have tried a non 64bit version on this script thinking the *32 was affected the script and I still cant get that script to work either. I am not sure what i am doing wrong or were the problem with the script is. Someone please helpe

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Either launch a program as Smal suggested or a batch file should work. Pick one or the other. 

Answered 02/04/2014 by: dugullett
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  • $(KACE_SYS_DIR) will be System32. These variables can be found by clicking the yellow "?" underneath dependencies.

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I've always used TASKKILL. You can get more info by typing TASKKILL /? in CMD prompt. In your case use 

taskkill /IM eClinicalWorks.exe /F 
Answered 02/04/2014 by: dugullett
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  • Is step 2 also in the verify section?

No its in the on success section.

Answered 02/04/2014 by: poneill316
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How would I write the script to use a cmd instead of a kill process? This K1000 is new to me and i dont see any options to use a cmd line instead.


Answered 02/04/2014 by: poneill316
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