I'm after the correct way to schedule a reboot on an SBS2011/WS2008r2 box.
External support company created a
reboot.bat file and added a scheduled task to run it at 6am every Monday morning.
shutdown -r -f
The batch executes correctly and reboots the server cleanly, yet upon reboot the Server is left with the following screen:
What is the best way to schedule this reboot?
This reboot is to solve performance problems due to running database reports on a Sunday afternoon. I am fully aware about the problems we have by running additional databases on an SBS box (if it were my choice we wouldn't be).