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SYSTEM user to schedule tasks on Win 2003 server?Impact?

I wish to schedule a bat file on my Win 2003 server without a password. The requirement is to run it everyday at a specific time. We use expiring passwords and do not have a non expiring account. I ...
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System 67 error scheduled task to transfer files

Running directly on command line the batch script works. But when scheduled to run (Windows 2003 R2 server) as the local administrator, I get the following error: D:\ScadaExport\exported>ping ...
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Windows Server 2003 Task Scheduler Fails to Kill Task Unless I'm Logged in

I am having problems with a process started by a Windows task that is not being killed properly after it has run for a pre-determined amount of time even though the Windows task is created to kill the ...
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Strange behavior of Windows Server 2003 task scheduler

I've got a task, which runs fine while launching it with "Right click / Run" in the scheduler, but fails with a weird "SQL Server login fail" due to bad login while ran automatically at specified ...
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Win2k3 Scheduled Task resets “run as” user account to currently logged on user

Domained Win2k3 servers using scheduled tasks. Tasks can be created when logged on server as myself or as "service account" ID. Both are domain admins, builtin Administrators and Backup Operators ...
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Windows Server 2003 - AT command for repeating a scheduled Task

Is it possible to use the AT command to create a scheduled task that repeats every X minutes? I can use AT to make one that repeats daily/weekly/monthly, but haven't seen a minute/hourly repeat. I can ...
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Windows Server 2003: start program on event in event viewer

With windows server 2008 you can start a program using scheduled task triggered by event on event viewer. Is there a way to emulate this with Windows Server 2003? Thank you in advance
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How to run a Scheduled Task as NetworkService in Windows Server 2003? [duplicate]

How do i configure a scheduled task to run as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in Windows Server 2003? Background Even though the account is known as NetworkService, the full name is NT AUTHORITY\Network ...
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How to schedule a task to run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2

How to add a scheduled task that should run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2. I have followed many suggestion from the web, but I always end up with some interruption after 1 or 2 runs. ...
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Windows Server 2003: Schedule FORFILE loop in TASK SCHEDULER

I am trying to create a SCHEDULED TASK that will kick off a FORFILE loop, and terminate the process after an hour (or 12 hours). I expect there to be MILLIONS of files the the paths defined, and I ...
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How to make a scheduled task run as a builti-in account

Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 How do I configure a scheduled task to run under the credentials of one of the built-in accounts? I tried SYSTEM, NT AUTRHORITY\SYSTEM, Local Service, NT AUTHORITY\Local ...
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Trigger event to fire when user connects to a terminal server?

We have a (very) fragile software suite running on a server in our datacenter that requires a user to be logged in, but freaks out and crashes if the user logs in twice (resource contentions, all ...
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Maintain Windows File Shares When Logged Out

I have a Windows 2003 Server that connects to several Windows File Shares on other machines. I copy files to these file shares using some Scheduled Tasks that call a batch script. My issue is when the ...
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Stored passwords and scheduled tasks in Windows Server 2003

In general, if you are PC\Admin and you have a stored password for network share DOMAINSERVER\Share (done using the interface "Stored User Names and Passwords"), and you have a scheduled task that ...
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Do Scheduled Tasks run automatically if they are missed?

I'm running Windows Server 2003, and a scheduled task that was set to run was missed because an ms-access database window was left open over night. When we closed the window, the task scheduler ...
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How does the “Last Result” column of Scheduled Tasks in Windows Server 2003 get set from a process or script?

The Last Result column of the Scheduled Tasks Window on Windows Server 2003, displays the result of the execution of the .exe, .vbs, .ps1, .bat, .cmd, etc... that has been run at the scheduled time. ...
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what is the criteria for a scheduled task to run?

I have a scheduled task that needs to be run 3 times per day. I have the option between running the task on either a 2008 windows server machine or a windows 7 64 bit regular machine. Both machines ...
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348 views

Powershell Script Scheduled Task Stopped Running (Could not Start)

I'm running a scheduled task (for Powershell Script) on Windows 2003 Server. I believe the script works fine. The task is scheduled to run every 10 minutes from 7:00am to 11:50pm everyday. However, it ...
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How do I schedule a task to run every hour indefinitely on Server 2003

I am moving a scheduled task from a Windows 7 machine to a Windows Server 2003 machine. On Windows 7 I can configure my task to run every hour indefinitely by setting up a custom trigger like so: ...
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SocketException (Timeout) only when running as scheduled task

I'm running a C# web-scrapper application (that I wrote) on a Windows Server 2003 instance under a user belonging to the local Administrator group. When I run it within a desktop/remote-desktop ...
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How to schedule a task X minutes after Windows Server 2003 starts?

How to schedule a task X minutes after Windows Server 2003 starts? In "Scheduled Tasks" one can specify "When my computer starts" but I see no way to specify delay. What I am trying to achieve: ...
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1answer
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A way to migrate Windows Scheduler tasks from 2003 to 2008

Does anyone know of a method to migrate from the .job format to the .xml format that 2008 server uses? I have dozens of working scheduled tasks, and I want to migrate them to a new 2008 server.
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How to email output of scheduled tasks?

On Unix systems, the scheduled task service will email any output that a scheduled task produces. If no output is produced, no email is sent. How can I do the same thing on Windows Server 2003 or ...
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How can I automate pulling files via putty's psftp?

I have a Windows Server 2003 box and it is using psftp to connect to a remote linux machine and download files every hour. I have two main challenges with this machine: First Scheduled tasks are ...
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How to schedule a startup task that recurrs

I'm having a problem creating a scheduled task on Windows Server 2003. The task needs to run at system start and then every 15 minutes after that, unless it's already running. Sounds easy! But I ...
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Troubleshooting 'Could Not Start' scheduled task error:

I'm trying to run snapshot on my server to back up the drive onto a local NAS server. I'm currently using this on a Win2k, Win2k3, and Win2k8 servers. Both the Win2k and Win2k8 servers are correctly ...
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165 views

automatically start/stop ALL scheduled tasks remotely

i have scheduled tasks on a windows 2003 server machine. i would like clients to be able to start/stop all the scheduled tasks on this machine. how can i do this?
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windows 2003 server scheduled task resources

It seems I've suddenly become sys admin for our windows 2003 server boxes, despite having no experience with this. At the moment we're having issues with scheduled tasks and I have no idea where to ...
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Does ColdFusion Still run scheduled tasks when apache isn't running?

Does ColdFusion 8 application server still run the CF scheduled tasks when apache is stopped?
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Why isn't my Scheduled Task running a batch script?

OS: Windows 2003 Server Setup: The batch file basically uses 7zip to zip up a few files into a location ready for uploading into an offsite location via FTP. I have run the batch file as myself and ...
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Scheduled task does not run on WIndows 2003 server on VMWare unattened, runs fine otherwise

Scheduled task does not run on Windows 2003 server on VMWare. The same setup runs fine on standalone server. Test below explains the problem. We really need to run a more complex bat file, but ...
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Windows 2003 Scheduled Tasks fail to start after a few days

I've been searching all day for a solution for this, and so far have come up with nothing. I have some scheduled tasks on a server that run PowerShell scripts. They run fine for a day or so, and ...
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Allowing user read/write access to a folder during a particular time period - Windows Server

I'm looking for a safe and secure way to grant a user access to a particular folder during a strict period of time. For this example let's say, from 8:00AM to 8:30AM, Monday to Friday. My reasoning ...
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Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error

I'm trying to schedule a file-sync between two dedicated servers on a LAN. The remote machine is running Windows Server 2003 and the local machine is running Windows Server 2008. I mounted the remote ...
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Windows 2003 scheduled job under a domain account

I have this script that I need to schedule to run daily on a windows 2003 box. I was trying to avoid the user from needing to be added as an administrator but it seems so far that has been the only ...
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What are the minimum permissions needed to run a Scheduled Task on Server 2003?

I'm trying to set up a scheduled task on my server 2003 box (that is sitting on the WWW) to read web logs into a database. When I run the .cmd file that I have set up using runas, the task succeeds. ...
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How to set up Windows Server 2003 to notify on scheduled task failure?

When trying to set up my Scheduled Task, I don't see an option to handle failures? Is there functionality that I'm missing? What I would like to have is an email notification when a scheduled task ...
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scheduled task it not running!

when i manually run the scheduled task it runs fine. i am running from windows server 2003 but when i set a time for it to run, it does not run. does anyone know what the issue is here?
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How to run powershell script as Logon/logoff script on Windows 2003?

I've installed PowerShell Version 1.0 on my Windows 2003 server. How do I run a PowerShell script during logon or logoff event? I tried this through Local Computer policy>User ...
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Searching for Scheduled Tasks (WIN2K3)

First off, I'm not a sysadmin but a developer. We're performing some system maintenance that will require our production servers to be offline for a period of ~14 hours. I've been tasked with making ...
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How to disable scheduled task services

As I am still fighting with Conficker infection on my Win Server 2003. I will like to temporarily disable scheduled task services on server. Until I can be sure that infection of network is over.
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Schedule a batch file with parameters containing spaces

I need to schedule a task in Windows Server 2003 that executes this script that deletes files older that n days in the specified folder. The script needs 3 parameters: %1 path to folder where files ...
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scheduled task share permissions

I would like to know if there is a way I can share : \\server\Scheduled Tasks On server 2003 with normal users, cause as far as I can tell it seems only administrators can see this share, is there ...
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Problem with creation of scheduled task from IIS6 on SR2003

I have also posted this question on stackoverflow, but will also try here, since it might be more system-related I am writing a webapplication using .NET. The webapp creates scheduled tasks using the ...
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Windows Scheduled Task - 'Ping' webpage every xx minutes

What's the best way to have a Windows Server request some webpage every xx minutes? Coming from the Linux world, I know I can do this with a cron job using curl or wget. I don't need to save the ...
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Is it possible for a Scheduled Task to run as NETWORK SERVICE?

It is quite simple to set up a task to run as a SYSTEM, but when setting it to NETWORK SERVICE it show "Access is denied" error message. Is there any way to get this working? (The problem is that I ...
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How do I kick off iexplore.exe to open a url from a windows 2003 scheduled task? It only seems to open the required url when I am logged in as the user it runs under

I want to startup iexplore once an hour pointed at a specific url to kick off some processing. It's a Windows 2003 server with Internet Explorer 7 running in enhanced security configuration. The ...
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Scheduled Tasks - Win 2003 - Issues and further explanation of MS/KB

Thsi page: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308558 claims the following: Note Administrators or users with administrator permissions can configure the Task Scheduler to send a notification ...
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Extending the Windows Task Scheduler log file

The windows task scheduler logs the results of each task run in a file named Schedlgu.txt in the windows directory. This file is automatically rotated when it reaches a certain size. Is there any ...
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Are Windows 2003 Scheduled Task .job files compatible with Windows 2008?

I have a large number of scheduled tasks we've like to move off a Windows 2003 server to a new Windows 2008 server. I have a couple of questions Can I just copy the .job files to the new server and ...