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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Cookbook - Third Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Scheduling scripts to run at a later time

One of the most common tasks that Exchange administrators perform is scheduling scripts to run at a later time. This can be useful when performing maintenance after hours or running monitoring scripts on a regular basis. In this recipe, you'll learn how to schedule your PowerShell scripts to run with the Windows Task Scheduler. In PowerShell Version 4, we have some powerful new cmdlets to manage Windows Task Scheduler.

How to do it...

To create a scheduled task that runs from one of your Exchange servers, perform the following steps:

  1. Open the Windows Task Scheduler by navigating to Start | All Programs | Accessories, click on the System Tools folder, and then click on the Task Scheduler shortcut.
  2. From the ...

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