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Windows Task Scheduler Security Issue [closed]

Using the Windows Task Scheduler allows non-administrator users to gain access to administrative rights. Normally, Windows prevents execute applications which need to have more rights. A message ...
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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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What's the difference between hardware and software interrupt? [closed]

I'm gonna sketch my understanding of both. I've googled around but i'm not sure about my knowledge. Please correct me! Hardware interrupt is generated by the operation system event scheduler to ...
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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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HTTP-Invoke URL by Windows Task Scheduler (schtasks.exe)

I'd like to send HTTP requests using the Windows Task Scheduler. In UNIX cron jobs, I can do that using wget http://www.google.com -O /dev/null How to do the same on a Windows Server?
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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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what generalized cloud backup job management tool with scheduler, and email reporting?

Short version I am looking for a glorified cron manager with a web interface to manage backups and uploading to cloud storage. (and yes webmin has a pretty good cron scheduler plugin) Long version ...
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How to configure 'qsub' to use a scheduling system like LSF or SGE?

There are several scheduling system (workload management system). Like SGE(Sun Grid Engine), LSF, PBS. Usually on a workstation, using 'qsub' command can put a job in a queue, then the scheduling ...
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Can't set up task to run from non admin user

I have Windows server 2008 R2. One non administrator account named for e.x. abc. abc is member of backup operators, power users and schedulers. I have allowed all permisions to C:\Windows\Tasks for ...
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Task scheduler, keep a certain number of tasks running

I have 400ish time consuming web extraction tasks that I want to run, but rather than just running them one after the other I want to run i.e. 6 at a time to speed the overall task time up. What I ...
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How to start scheduled task in minimized cmd window? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window In Windows 7, I have a scheduled task running a console application in a CMD window. It runs every day at 12 ...
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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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Intelligent Task Scheduler

Is anyone aware of a tool for creating optimal schedules for tasks? I have numerous servers, running multiple databases, with various scripts that import and transform data to and from each database. ...
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Allow user to create and mange scheduled task on windows 2008

I have recently create a new user on a windows 2008 server and I want to allow it to open the task scheduler and manage the shceduled tasks. What right does this user need in order to achieve this?
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Win2008Server R2 - no window running .bat file via task scheduler

I'm running a couple of batch files via Task Scheduler that call rsync. The .bat files work great when run manually and appear to be running fine via TS as well. HOWEVER, it does NOT open a cmd ...
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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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BAT file will not run from Task Scheduler but will from Command Line

I'm trying to run a BAT script from Task Scheduler in Windows 2008 R2 and it runs for 3 seconds and then stops. It says it successfully completes but I know it doesn't. I can run this script from ...
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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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How to filter event in a task-schedule?

I have two event which both have the same EventID and is of type Warning, but I want to just send one of them. The other event occurs frequently which brings a lot of noise in the mailbox. How to ...
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Windows task scheduler - Interdependent 'Action' s

I have a scheduled task set up in Windows task scheduler. It runs on a particular time of the day. Once the job is completed (action 1 - the job itself) there is another Action (action 2) that is a ...
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Task scheduler fails after admin user renamed

I renamed user on server from "administrator" to "serveradmin" because of recent worm. For few days everything work great but now recuring windows tasks fails to execute with status: Logon failure: ...
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What is the Task Scheduler syntax for returning the “ComponentStatus” contents in a Windows Server Backup Event

I have created a Task Scheduler event that emails me on EventID 14 in the Microsoft-Windows-Backup event log (note this is a new , style (Vista and up) log. I exported this and after some grubbing ...
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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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How to force schtasks to return messages in English

I'm using a tool schtask to do some scheduled tasks management (under win xp, 7, 2008) (mainly I need list of scheduled task). I query it from my code and parse messages returned by it. Recently I ...
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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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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*.* ...