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Run as different user store in an encrypted file credentials and the application, which should be launch under the selected logon option.

  • run specific software as different user, with system rights or with administrator rights..
  • distribute software without creating installer packages, by provide an encrypted file for this setup.exe.
  • delegate particular administrative tasks to limited users by sending or provide them an encrypted file, which is authorized for this job.
  • run an application as different user without installing the service of RunAsRob.

RunasRob ToolTip

Path / application.exe:
This field shows the path of the application in the encrypted file which can run over Runas Rob. Here you can change, select or enter the full path of your application

Authentication:
Credentials of the administrator who is written in the encrypted file to start the application over this authentication.

Crypt file:
Path of the encrypted file that saved the information from this configuration window
With the crypt file buttons you can open, save or test an open encrypted file.
You must save your changes over the >> save crypt file << button before you can test it.

Program options:
On this field you can input arguments or options your application require.

Start in:
Directory where your application should executed.

Logon as:
  • another user >> application run under the authentication in the encrypted file
  • netonly >>  application use logon credentials only for remote connections.
  • service* >> application start with system rights and elevated privilegs under the local system account and bypass the UAC Dialog.
  • administrator* >> current logged on user can be temporary logon as a member of the local administrators for this application. It can be useful to make settings in the own user registry path HKCU. In this option the user have to input his own credentials to launch the application as a member of the local administrator s group.
* The last two options require an installation of the service from RunasRob. You can do this over the Install Button
or a call of RunasRob with option /install like >> runasrob.exe /install <<

Program window:
Make it visible to show the application for interacting with the user.
Set the option hide to launch the application in background.



Quick start guide RunasRob with an encrypted file:

Run application under a limited user with credentials of an administrator account without installing RunAsRob service.
  1. Start RunasRob.exe and press enter to open the configuration window for encrypted files.
  2. In the appeared window select the path\Application.exe you want to run over RunAsRob and
  3. enter the administrator authentication you want to use for it by fill out the authentication fields.
  4. Store your encrypted file over >> Save crypt file <<
  5. Check your generated crypt file over the button >>Test crypt file << and
  6. your application should be start under the settings you entered in the configuration program.
  7. You are finished. Close this configuration window..
  8. Start >> yourCryptFile.xus << by drag and drop over RunAsRob.exe or call your encrypted file over a shortcut, batchfile or similar with following command:
    >> runasrob.exe /cryptfile:”c:\yourpath\YourCryptFile.xus” <
  9. Video example

Run application as administrator under a limited user account with his own environment.
  1. Start RunasRob.exe and press enter to open the configuration window for encrypted files.
  2. Press button >> install Service << to install RunasRob Service on client
  3. Select the Path\Application.exe you want to run over RunAsRob and
  4. enter local administrator credential into the authentication fields
  5. Set the option field >> Logon as << to administrator 
  6. Store your encrypted file over >> Save crypt file <<
  7. Login as limited user to check the encrypted file.
  8. Start >> yourCryptFile.xus << as limited user by drag and drop over RunAsRob.exe or call your encrypted file over a shortcut, batchfile or similar with following command:
    >> runasrob.exe /cryptfile:”c:\yourpath\YourCryptFile.xus” <
  9. Now the user will be asked for his credentials to launch the applicaiton under his own account and profile as a member of the local administrator group.
  10. In following Video example i start the configuration directly under limited user as administrator with same result.



Contact:


For any suggestions, errors, questions, specific requirements or adjustments please contact:
runas@robotronic.de


Licence:

RunasRob is only free for private use.
For companies and other organisations we deliver a licensed version, registered to the organisation name.
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