Task Scheduler in Windows 2008 R2

To Schedule a task in Windows 2008 R2

 Click on Start->Administrative Tools -> Server Manager

 In the Server Manager, expand the Configuration Node. Double click on Task Scheduler.

Server Manager

Server Manager

 Select the Create Task from right hand side menu. Specify the Task Name as SampleTask and select the security options

Create Task

Create Task

 Open the Actions tab and click on New. This will open the New Action window

New Action

New Action

 Select “Start a program” as action. Click on Browse and go to the executable or command file.

 Specify the parameters required to run the executable or Command.

 Click OK.

 Click on the Triggers tab. Select the New button. This will open the New Trigger window.

Trigger Window

Trigger Window

 Select the Begin the task as “On a schedule”.

 Select Daily option from settings and start date as today. Specify the start time as 12:00AM[depends on the requirement].

 In the “Advance Settings”, Check Repeat task every check box and select 10 minutes. In the “for a duration of” drop down select 1 day. And click on OK.

Trigger Window

Trigger Window

 Click OK in trigger editor Window
 Click OK in the Create Task Window.

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