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    scheduled task re-start of windows 2003 Server

    Morning,

    I have tried a script so my windows 2003 server re-starts at 5am every morning however it didnt work

    I ran the script vie scheduled tasks it ran but didnt re-start

    I followed the steps from this website

    Schedule Windows to Automatically Restart Team Tutorials

    Hope someone can help

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    i use shutdown and put this in the scheduled task run cmd line C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -f -t 01 and it works.
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    If you want it in a script just create a .bat file and call that from the scheduler.

    Here's what I did.

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    Rem Auto reboot script
    Rem - Use scheduler to activate out of hours

    C:\Windows\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 60 /d p:2:17

    exit
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    you may want to use -f (to force a showdown if your server refuses to without it).
    Last edited by lquinn; 7th February 2011 at 02:49 PM.

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