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How to run an Auto Post Scheduled Task when using Windows Authentication in Counterpoint

Summary:

How to run an Auto Post Scheduled Task when using Windows Authentication in Counterpoint

Solution:

  • In Setup / System / Companies / Main, follow the setup instructions as outlined in Online Help.
  • To enable the Widows authentication feature, select  the Use Windows authenticationcheck box on the Main tab of the Company window (Setup > System > Company), and then enter your Windows Domain path e.g., WINNT://DomainName
    • For example, for the NCR CORP domain which is which is “CORP.NCR.COM” it would be:  WinNt://Corp
    • NOTE: Local network environment/policies could require changes to the domain controller setup.

 

 

  • Next add a Windows Authenticated User to Counterpoint for the Auto Post user

 

  • Log out of Counterpoint and test logging in with that new user created above.
  • Open Counterpoint Task Scheduled Tasks by running as admin.
  • Enter the required the parameters:
    • Use the Windows Authenticated User that is created in Counterpoint above
    • Leave Parameters tab / CP Password Blank

  • Use Windows Authenticated User that is created as a Counterpoint User above in the Run As field
  • Enter the Users Windows Authentication password