Commands not found after running windows_path in Chef run


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Chef: 11.14.6
Windows Cookbook: 1.34.2
Node : Windows 2012

Hello Everyone,

I’ve encountered a scenario where after the windows_path resource is ran in a Chef run, other resources can’t find items currently on the Windows path. For example the batch resource fails with “STDERR: ‘cmd.exe’ is not recognized as an internal or external command.” If you don’t have the windows_path resource in your recipe, the batch resource can find the cmd command on the path.

Has anyone seen this?

Thanks,

David Williams


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