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.

TS's UI is not reporting any error condition - just doesn't run the scripts. I'd like to run a query (either PowerShell or Log Parser) to pull any TS-based events for the last week but i'm not sure of the best approach, syntax, or process names to look for.



Why not look at the Task Scheduler log?

  • The one that lists actions by task? I haven't found any errors there - it merely lists that the given task completed sucessfully. Something interrupting the engine itself...not the task itself. – justSteve Aug 25 '10 at 16:13
  • When you look at the task history, what is the operational code? – joeqwerty Aug 25 '10 at 16:26
  • in the 'last run result' The operation completed successfully. (0x0) in the History event 102 | Task Completed | (2) – justSteve Sep 29 '10 at 15:11

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