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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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What is the impact of increasing the httpd process priority (negative nice)?

Renicing a process to a negative nice level increases the process's scheduling priority. High priority processes are run before low-priority processes. They are also allowed to run longer before being ...
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How to trigger a task at any change on a folder with Windows Server Task Scheduler?

Is it possible to start a script every time a folder tree is modified. E.g.: root dir1 file1 dir2 file1 file2 root would be listened and if, for example, file2 is modified or a new ...
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AT jobs not running

Ubuntu 10.04 Server I am using at to have a bash script schedule itself to run again a particular interval after it completes: (here is the last line of that script) echo "$0" | at tomorrow + ...
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Why would Windows Task Scheduler spawn multiple instances of the same task that run into each other?

Overview: I use Windows Task Scheduler to run automated tasks. Occasionally I will see that randomly a task has failed to perform its duties. When I check Task Scheduler to see what has occurred in ...
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Complicated Task Schedule request

I would like to setup a task within task scheduler to do the following: at a certain time every day, open a web browser at a certain URL and then execute some javascript against that page. I know ...
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Task Scheduler on EC2 Windows Server 2008 R2

I have an EBS image that has a task that runs upon startup from the task Scheduler. It runs a Python script that then executes the required tasks using the subprocess module. Now the script kicks off ...
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windows Task Scheduler [closed]

We have two Windows servers. One is Windows Server 2008 and another is Windows Server 2003. We have TFS installed on Windows Server 2003 and taking daily backup on same server. I am looking to ...
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windows 2003 server task scheduler error code but blank status

I'm getting an error running a task scheduler on windows 2003 code 0x1, but the task scheduler is not showing error description on status column. Any idea why this could happend?
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Is it possible to create multiple instances of the Windows Task Scheduler?

I have a 2-node Windows Failover Cluster that I have clustered the Task Scheduler in to run my batch application. However I have certain tasks (backups, log rotation, etc) that need to run daily on ...
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Gracefully Terminate Console App Run Via Task Scheduler

I'm running a console application on Windows Server 2008. I want it to always run, so I have scheduled it to run at startup via the Task Scheduler. I set up the task so it does not require a login. ...
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Clone Windows Scheduled Tasks

I would like to copy all scheduled tasks on a computer with Windows Server 2003 to another Server 2003 computer. I can guarantee that all executables will be available on the new computer. Can I do ...
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Execute an event at exactly midnight of the 1st day of every month

I am using Windows XP as OS in my machine. I need to execute an event at exactly midnight of the 1st day of every month. e.g.: 2011-05-01 12:00 AM.
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reusing exported scheduled tasks on other machines. machine name is wrong for execution account

I've got two scheduled tasks that I am reusing on 10 different machines which are not on a common domain. I exported the task and when I bring it in to another machine under the "Security Options" in ...
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purging files using forfiles in a batch and running that batch from a task

I have the following in a batch file that works perfectly fine if I execute it manually but fails when I tell the task scheduler to run it. forfiles -s -m *.bak -d -4 -c "cmd /c del @path" This ...
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Task Scheduler doesn't have an option for my task

I need to schedule a job to run on the 25th of each month. If the 25th falls on a weekend I need the job scheduled on last Friday before the 25th. The Windows Task Scheduler doesn't have an option for ...
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ForFiles.exe Not Working In Task Scheduler 0x1 Result?

I have no idea why its not working in Task Scheduler because if I run the same code in a batch file it works fine?? I am putting the following into task scheduler on a Win2008 R2 machine and I keep ...
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Windows Startup Script works but has no interface

I have a .CMD startup script (Scheduled for startup via Task Scheduler). It invokes several executable files via DOS commands, like this: start "Workflow Processor starting..." /D ...
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Generate Custom View logs for email to admins

I want to create a scheduled task that will take a custom view I have created in Server 2008 Event Viewer and email all the events in a .xml format once a week (Monday morning). Bonus points if you ...
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Problem with scheduled task - portions of script do not execute

I am having a problem with portions of powershell scripts not executing when the script runs from a scheduled task. When manually executed, it operates just fine. For example, I have the following ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Task Scheduler triggered an event for unknown reasons

Today I arrived at the office only to find that a task, which was scheduled to trigger at 5:30PM EST each Friday, had triggered on its own at 6:01AM EST this morning. I checked the event logs as well ...
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Redhat 5.5: Multi-thread process only uses 1 CPU of the available 8

Weird situation: Redhat Enterprise 5.5 (stock install, no updates, x64) on a HP z800 workstation. (Dual Xeon 2,2 Ghz. 8 cores, 16 if you count Hyper-threading. RH sees 16 cores.) We have an ...
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Win2003 Schedule job to run as service account

I need to schedule a "net stop" and "net start" action on Win2003 Server so our backups can run properly. I can use the windows scheduler, but that that requires me to enter login credentials. I fear ...
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Schedule Windows Server 2008 R2 to boot and shutdown

I just set up Win Server 2008 R2 + SQL Server 2008 R2, and i'd like to schedule two tasks. One for shutting it down, or putting it to hibernate at a certain time, and one to wake him up. Both tasks ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Task Scheduler Failure

I have an application (.exe) which I am running via a scheduled task on Windows Server 2008 R2. The task runs fine but when the .exe returns a non-zero exit code the task is still successful when it ...
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How do I rename a task in Task Scheduled on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have some tasks in the Task Scheduler on Windows 2008 R2. I created them as the admin and I'm logged in as the admin. I have no easy way to rename the tasks. The only way I can is to export the task ...
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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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How to run a cygwin executable with Windows XP TaskScheduler without opening a terminal?

Using Windows XP Task Scheduler, I've scheduled the execution of a cygwin program (C:\cygwin\bin\svn.exe update). It is working fine, but when it executes, a terminal window titled svchost.exe opens. ...
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Task Scheduler offers download of .asp script instead of running it

I scheduled this action on Task Manager on Server 2008: Start a program C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" "D:\Inetpub\pathToMy\script.asp" When the task runs, IE opens quickly and ...
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Alternative for Windows Server Task Scheduler for Linux

We've been switching our server from Windows to Linux. What can we use as alternative to Windows Server Task Scheduler? Regards, Alexey Zakharov
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View a program under a different login session? (Windows Server 2008)

we have a server which is running WinSrv 2008 (not R2). There is a scheduled task on this server which runs at startup and just runs continuously, waking on an interval per a db setting to do work and ...
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search logs for events associated with Task Scheduler

I'm working with a Server08 box (Web Edition) where the Task Scheduler had run a set of unchanged housekeeping scripts for months. Over the last week, Scheduler has failed to start scripts twice. ...
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Trying to use schtasks to run bubbaA.bat at 10:00 a.m each day using the following

schtasks /c1reate /tn "bubbaA.bat" /tr "\"\d:\1\sapd\tastks\" arguments" /sc daily /sd 07/22/2010 /st 10:00:00 /Ru system /RP * INFO: The Schedule Task "bubbaA.bat" will be created under user name ...
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3rd party software for linux restarting scheduler

Are there 3rd party softwares for linux restarting scheduler?
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Why does Windows 2008 Task Scheduler not run my batch file?

I was an ace with Windows 2003 Scheduled Tasks. Everything just worked. This does not seem to be the case with the 2008 Task Scheduler. I need it to run a batch file that calls osql.exe and then ...
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Windows 2008 Task Scheduler doesn't show cmd window when task executes

When I schedule a task to execute using the Windows 2008 Task Scheduler, it always executes behind the scenes and I am unable to see the output of it. Generally I execute a bunch of .bat files and I'm ...
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adTempus - trying to create a complicated schedule for a certain task

We've (that is, to say, my client) implemented the Windows-platform scheduling software adTempus, and have a task with a peculiar schedule. The task needs to run on the 31st day of the month, but of ...
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Scheduled Task unable to create/update any files

I have several tasks in Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit) and they all successfully "do their work", except for creating or updating any files on Windows. All the tasks point to ...
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Why does Task Scheduler NOT re-run successfully completed tasks

I am using Task Scheduler on Windows 2008 x64. I have 3 tasks, running every night on different times without overlapping. It works for some days - usually 2-3 up to 10 (it's really random), then it ...
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Task Scheduler not able to execute .vbs scripts successfully

Apologies if this has a really obvious answer! We have several daily tasks we run via a .vbs script on our server (through the Task Scheduler), and for months it has been fine, but recently we've hit ...
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Task Scheduler : Logon as Batch Job Rights

I'm trying to set up a scheduled task which will work under the Network Administrators account, whether the account is logged in or not (on a specificed computer) According to the Task Scheduler, I ...
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.VBS scripts have stopped running… No idea why!

We have two .vbs scripts that are run by our Task Scheduler that have suddenly stopped working for no reason we can fathom. We haven't significantly altered our system configuration in the last 24 ...
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Windows Server 2008 Send Error Message on Event Log Error

We currently have a Windows Server 2008 machine that we have configured with a Custom Task to send an email whenever an error occurs in a certain Event Log. The trigger works perfectly, and sends ...
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pgdump using Windows Taskscheduler

I'm kind of lost on this one. I have a few DBs running on a Postgres instance, on a production machine with Windows Server 2008, and I want to schedule backups to the databases. All I need are ...
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Windows Server 2008 CMD Task Schedule not running

I have a BAT/CMD file that when run from the command prompt runs completely. When I run it through the Task Scheduler it partially runs. Here is a copy of the file cd\sqlbackup ren Apps_Backup*.* ...
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Windows Job Scheduler

I'm looking for a Windows Server job/task scheduler for a small business. We need more functionality than the built in tools, including SQL Server Agent. We need conditional execution and would like ...
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Automate restart of Microsoft SQL services and rebooting of Windows server

Is there a way I can automate the restart of the Microsoft SQL services? How do I automate the restart of a Windows server?
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Turn off “isolation mode” in Vista Task Scheduler?

In Windows Vista (and I assume Windows 7) Microsoft has improved the security of processes that are run through the Task Scheduler, namely http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/appcompat/aa906020.aspx: ...
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About Completely Fair Scheduler in Linux kernel

Could please somebody help me with my question about The Completely Fair Scheduler in Linux kernel? I wonder what does it mean - "CFS uses nanosecond granularity accounting and does not rely on any ...
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Task Scheduler only killing cmd.exe but not its child processes

Our customer has some Windows 2003 servers running batch jobs activated by Task Scheduler. The actual programs performing the work are custom .exe processes, and they are aggregated into .cmd scripts ...