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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook - Second 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.

How to do it...

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

  1. Open the Windows Task Scheduler by clicking on Start | All Programs | Accessories, click on the System Tools folder, and then click on the Task Scheduler shortcut.
  2. From the Action menu, click on Create Basic Task.
  3. Give your task a name and description, and click on Next.
  4. On ...

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