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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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Stopping/Starting Windows services

I have four Windows services which start up automatically when the machine starts. Thereafter, I want to restart those services every 8 hours in a particular order. e.g. Stop s1,s2,s3,s4 and than ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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Windows 2008 Task Scheduler PowerShell Script Output

I have a PowerShell script that produces output to the screen when running it from the PowerShell command line. When I run the PowerShell script as a Scheduled Task, where can I find the output?
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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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Vista Windows Scheduler task starts failing, and then never works again

I have a scheduler task setup to run every hour, to update a web server. It runs each hour correctly. But after a reboot, the task always starts to fail: The error is: Task Scheduler failed to ...