FAQs and Troubleshooting

Copy a .bat File When Installing the Phish Alert Button (PAB) Through Group Policy

To install the Phish Alert Button (PAB) through Group Policy (GPO), you will need to copy the .bat file to the GPO object folder located in the SYSVOL folder. There are two ways to do this: copy the .bat file to the Network Share folder of the local SYSVOL folder, or copy the .bat file to the local SYSVOL folder directly.

Access the SYSVOL Folder Through Share Permissions

To access the SYSVOL folder through share permissions, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Share and Storage Management console.
  2. Double-click the SYSVOL folder to open the SYSVOL Properties pop-up window.

  1. In the SYSVOL Properties pop-up window, click the Permissions tab.
  2. Under the Permissions tab, click the NTFS Permissions button to open the Permissions for sysvol pop-up window.

  1. In the Permissions for sysvol pop-up window, grant yourself Modify privileges by selecting the check box under the Allow column. Click the OK button.

Note:If applicable, grant yourself Change privileges under Share Permissions.
  1. You should now be able to copy the .bat file to the local startup script location. The startup script location will open when you click the Show Files... button in the Startup Properties window.

Access the SYSVOL Folder Through the Local Hard Drive

To access the SYSVOL folder through the local hard drive, follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol on your workstation. 

  1. Then, continue the path to the startup script folder location.
  2. In the startup script folder location, directly copy the .bat file.

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