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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 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. TS'...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...