KNOWN ISSUE: Dagent won''t connect to DS if it''s unable to delete Setupcomplete.cmd at start up

Article:TECH127634  |  Created: 2010-05-25  |  Updated: 2010-05-25  |  Article URL
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Dagent doesn't communicate with its Deployment Server because it's unable to delete the file Setupcomplete.cmd from the C:\Windows\Setup\Scripts\ folder.


DS 6.9 sp4

Agent installed on a Server 2008 R2 x64

Usually occurs after a scripted OS install on a Dell Server or after a recovery CD has been ran on a Dell server to reinstall the OS.

Dell Servers


The Setupcomplete.cmd file is in use or is marked at read only which prevent it from being deleted.  Dagent needs to delete this file as part of its start to be able to communicate to DS.

This is a known issue that has been sent to development for review.


Currently there isn't a fix for this.  Development is reviewing the issue at this time.

As a work around you can remove the read only attribute or wait until the file is no longer in use and then restart the Dagent service and it should then be able to communicate to its DS.

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