Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Remotely Create Scheduled Task and Folder

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to remotely create a scheduled task and folder. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. On Friday in Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Task in New Folder, I created a pretty long Windows PowerShell script that creates a folder for scheduled tasks, and creates,…


PowerTip: Create XML Representation of Scheduled Task

Summary: Learn how to export a scheduled task to XML by using Windows PowerShell.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to create an XML representation of a scheduled task?  Use the Get-ScheduledTask function and pipe the results to the Export-ScheduledTask function,            for example: Get-ScheduledTask applog | Export-ScheduledTask


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Document Scheduled Tasks

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to document scheduled tasks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really cool things about Windows PowerShell is the way that it builds on itself. When I learn a little bit about Windows PowerShell, I can apply those principles to accomplish…


Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Task in New Folder

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a new scheduled task in a specific folder. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to combine several of the scripts I have discussed this week based on scheduled tasks. Specifically, I am going to do the following: Check…


Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Tasks Folders

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a folder for scheduled tasks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have several meetings, and I am really looking forward to them. One of my meetings is with the Windows PowerShell team. I have a meeting with them every…


Use PowerShell to Configure Scheduled Task

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to configure a scheduled task. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning is a coffee morning. I don’t have a lot of coffee mornings, but occasionally I break down and desire a raw coffee jolt. When I do, I use my French…


Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Tasks

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a scheduled task. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, it is cold, wet, and rainy—not exactly my favorite combination. In fact, I would rather have snow. At least then there would be an excuse for the dreariness. Oh well. Snow…


Use PowerShell to Show Results of Scheduled Tasks

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to see the results of scheduled tasks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is snack time. For me, a perfect snack is a piece of biscotti and a cup of tea. Today, I am having such a snack—the tea is a nice…


Weekend Scripter: Run a Scheduled Task to Check DSC

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about running a scheduled task to perform a consistency check for DSC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love to do is to automate things. Not only scripts. Not only Windows PowerShell. I also like to automate scheduled tasks. The current Task…


Troubleshooting PowerShell Scheduled Jobs

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about troubleshooting Windows PowerShell scheduled jobs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This has been an awesome week at TechEd 2014 in Houston. I can avoid the "Houston we have a problem" joke for the simple reason that the Scripting Wife and I are on our way…