Last Updated on April 18, 2021 by admin
You can schedule a script in the Windows task scheduler to run automatically and perform a task without user intervention. You can schedule that script by using server manager or PowerShell. This post focuses on scheduling a script using PowerShell.
This article assumes you have already created a PowerShell script file (I'll use FindOutADUsers.ps1 here) the shall be scheduled.
Schedule a Script in Task Scheduler Using PowerShell
Step 1. Open the notepad editor and paste the following script. Save the file with the .ps1 extension
$Trigger= New-ScheduledTaskTrigger -At 12:00am -Daily #Trigger the task daily at 12 AM $User= "yourdomain\administrator" #User $Action= New-ScheduledTaskAction -Execute "PowerShell.exe" -Argument "C:\Users\Administrator.YOURDOMAIN\Desktop\FindOutADUsers\FindOutADUsers.ps1" Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName "FindOutADUsers" -Trigger $Trigger -User $User -Action $Action -RunLevel Highest -Force
Step 2. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges and execute the above script.