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SCHTASKS /parameter [arguments]

 

Description:

    Enables an administrator to create, delete, query, change, run and

    end scheduled tasks on a local or remote system.

 

Parameter List:

    /Create         Creates a new scheduled task.

    /Delete         Deletes the scheduled task(s).

    /Query          Displays all scheduled tasks.

    /Change         Changes the properties of scheduled task.

    /Run            Runs the scheduled task on demand.

    /End            Stops the currently running scheduled task.

    /ShowSid        Shows the security identifier corresponding to a scheduled task name.

    /?              Displays this help message.

 

Examples:

    SCHTASKS

    SCHTASKS /?

    SCHTASKS /Run /?

    SCHTASKS /End /?

    SCHTASKS /Create /?

    SCHTASKS /Delete /?

    SCHTASKS /Query  /?

    SCHTASKS /Change /?

    SCHTASKS /ShowSid /?

 

SCHTASKS /Create [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]]

    [/RU username [/RP password]] /SC schedule [/MO modifier] [/D day]

    [/M months] [/I idletime] /TN taskname /TR taskrun [/ST starttime]

    [/RI interval] [ {/ET endtime | /DU duration} [/K] [/XML xmlfile] [/V1]]

    [/SD startdate] [/ED enddate] [/IT | /NP] [/Z] [/F]

 

Description:

    Enables an administrator to create scheduled tasks on a local or

    remote system.

 

Parameter List:

    /S   system        Specifies the remote system to connect to. If omitted

                       the system parameter defaults to the local system.

 

    /U   username      Specifies the user context under which SchTasks.exe

                       should execute.

 

    /P   [password]    Specifies the password for the given user context.

                       Prompts for input if omitted.

 

    /RU  username      Specifies the "run as" user account (user context)

                       under which the task runs. For the system account,

                       valid values are "", "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM"

                       or "SYSTEM".

                       For v2 tasks, "NT AUTHORITY\LOCALSERVICE" and

                       "NT AUTHORITY\NETWORKSERVICE" are also available as well

                       as the well known SIDs for all three.

 

    /RP  [password]    Specifies the password for the "run as" user.

                       To prompt for the password, the value must be either

                       "*" or none. This password is ignored for the

                       system account. Must be combined with either /RU or

                       /XML switch.

 

    /SC   schedule     Specifies the schedule frequency.

                       Valid schedule types: MINUTE, HOURLY, DAILY, WEEKLY,

                       MONTHLY, ONCE, ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

 

    /MO   modifier     Refines the schedule type to allow finer control over

                       schedule recurrence. Valid values are listed in the

                       "Modifiers" section below.

 

    /D    days         Specifies the day of the week to run the task. Valid

                       values: MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUN and for

                       MONTHLY schedules 1 - 31 (days of the month).

                       Wildcard "*" specifies all days.

 

    /M    months       Specifies month(s) of the year. Defaults to the first

                       day of the month. Valid values: JAN, FEB, MAR, APR,

                       MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC. Wildcard "*"

                       specifies all months.

 

    /I    idletime     Specifies the amount of idle time to wait before

                       running a scheduled ONIDLE task.

                       Valid range: 1 - 999 minutes.

 

    /TN   taskname     Specifies a name which uniquely

                       identifies this scheduled task.

 

    /TR   taskrun      Specifies the path and file name of the program to be

                       run at the scheduled time.

                       Example: C:\windows\system32\calc.exe

 

    /ST   starttime    Specifies the start time to run the task. The time

                       format is HH:mm (24 hour time) for example, 14:30 for

                       2:30 PM. Defaults to current time if /ST is not

                       specified.  This option is required with /SC ONCE.

 

    /RI   interval     Specifies the repetition interval in minutes. This is

                       not applicable for schedule types: MINUTE, HOURLY,

                       ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

                       Valid range: 1 - 599940 minutes.

                       If either /ET or /DU is specified, then it defaults to

                       10 minutes.

 

    /ET   endtime      Specifies the end time to run the task. The time format

                       is HH:mm (24 hour time) for example, 14:50 for 2:50 PM.

                       This is not applicable for schedule types: ONSTART,

                       ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

 

    /DU   duration     Specifies the duration to run the task. The time

                       format is HH:mm. This is not applicable with /ET and

                       for schedule types: ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

                       For /V1 tasks, if /RI is specified, duration defaults

                       to 1 hour.

 

    /K                 Terminates the task at the endtime or duration time.

                       This is not applicable for schedule types: ONSTART,

                       ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT. Either /ET or /DU must be

                       specified.

 

    /SD   startdate    Specifies the first date on which the task runs. The

                       format is dd/mm/yyyy. Defaults to the current

                       date. This is not applicable for schedule types: ONCE,

                       ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

 

    /ED   enddate      Specifies the last date when the task should run. The

                       format is dd/mm/yyyy. This is not applicable for

                       schedule types: ONCE, ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONIDLE, ONEVENT.

 

    /EC   ChannelName  Specifies the event channel for OnEvent triggers.

 

    /IT                Enables the task to run interactively only if the /RU

                       user is currently logged on at the time the job runs.

                       This task runs only if the user is logged in.

 

    /NP                No password is stored.  The task runs non-interactively

                       as the given user.  Only local resources are available.

 

    /Z                 Marks the task for deletion after its final run.

 

    /XML  xmlfile      Creates a task from the task XML specified in a file.

                       Can be combined with /RU and /RP switches, or with /RP

                       alone, when task XML already contains the principal.

 

    /V1                Creates a task visible to pre-Vista platforms.

                       Not compatible with /XML.

 

    /F                 Forcefully creates the task and suppresses warnings if

                       the specified task already exists.

 

    /RL   level        Sets the Run Level for the job. Valid values are

                       LIMITED and HIGHEST. The default is LIMITED.

 

    /DELAY delaytime   Specifies the wait time to delay the running of the

                       task after the trigger is fired.  The time format is

                       mmmm:ss.  This option is only valid for schedule types

                       ONSTART, ONLOGON, ONEVENT.

 

    /?                 Displays this help message.

 

Modifiers: Valid values for the /MO switch per schedule type:

    MINUTE:  1 - 1439 minutes.

    HOURLY:  1 - 23 hours.

    DAILY:   1 - 365 days.

    WEEKLY:  weeks 1 - 52.

    ONCE:    No modifiers.

    ONSTART: No modifiers.

    ONLOGON: No modifiers.

    ONIDLE:  No modifiers.

    MONTHLY: 1 - 12, or

             FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, LAST, LASTDAY.

 

    ONEVENT:  XPath event query string.

Examples:

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "doc" on the remote machine "ABC"

        which runs notepad.exe every hour under user "runasuser".

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /S ABC /U user /P password /RU runasuser

                 /RP runaspassword /SC HOURLY /TN doc /TR notepad

 

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "accountant" on the remote machine

        "ABC" to run calc.exe every five minutes from the specified

        start time to end time between the start date and end date.

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /S ABC /U domain\user /P password /SC MINUTE

                 /MO 5 /TN accountant /TR calc.exe /ST 12:00 /ET 14:00

                 /SD 06/06/2006 /ED 06/06/2006 /RU runasuser /RP userpassword

 

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "gametime" to run freecell on the

        first Sunday of every month.

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /SC MONTHLY /MO first /D SUN /TN gametime

                 /TR c:\windows\system32\freecell

 

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "report" on remote machine "ABC"

        to run notepad.exe every week.

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /S ABC /U user /P password /RU runasuser

                 /RP runaspassword /SC WEEKLY /TN report /TR notepad.exe

 

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "logtracker" on remote machine "ABC"

        to run notepad.exe every five minutes starting from the

        specified start time with no end time. The /RP password will be

        prompted for.

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /S ABC /U domain\user /P password /SC MINUTE

                 /MO 5 /TN logtracker

                 /TR c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe /ST 18:30

                 /RU runasuser /RP

 

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "gaming" to run freecell.exe starting

        at 12:00 and automatically terminating at 14:00 hours every day

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /SC DAILY /TN gaming /TR c:\freecell /ST 12:00

                 /ET 14:00 /K

    ==> Creates a scheduled task "EventLog" to run wevtvwr.msc starting

        whenever event 101 is published in the System channel

 

        SCHTASKS /Create /TN EventLog /TR wevtvwr.msc /SC ONEVENT

                 /EC System /MO *[System/EventID=101]

    ==> Spaces in file paths can be used by using two sets of quotes, one

        set for CMD.EXE and one for SchTasks.exe.  The outer quotes for CMD

        need to be double quotes; the inner quotes can be single quotes or

        escaped double quotes:

        SCHTASKS /Create

           /tr "'c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplorer.exe'

           \"c:\log data\today.xml\"" ...

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