JSI Tip 7562. When you use the 'Run As' to create a global object in a Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4 terminal server session, you receive 'ERROR_BAD_PATHNAME'?

The subject behavior occurs because of enhanced security features intoduced with SP4.

To work around this behavior, revert to SP3 mode for the session lock down feature:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a ObjectSecurityMode.reg file on your server:


\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\]

2. Merge the ObjectSecurityMode.reg file with your server's registry, or run regedit /s ObjectSecurityMode.reg.

3. Run the Run As feature from the Terminal Server console, instead of from a remote session.

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