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New Training: Schedule Recurring Tasks with PowerShell

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Published on February 17, 2021

In this 7-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Trevor Sullivan covers the use of PowerShell to create and manage scheduled tasks in the Windows platform. Watch this new PowerShell training.

Watch the full course: Advanced PowerShell Automation

This training includes:

  • 7 videos

  • 1.1 hours of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction to Scheduled Tasks on Windows

  • Explore the PSScheduledJobs Module

  • Create Your First PowerShell Scheduled Job

  • Schedule Tasks with schtasks.exe

  • Advanced Scheduling in schtasks

  • Using the ScheduledTasks PowerShell Module

  • Windows Task Scheduling: Review and Conclusion

How To Create Automated Tasks Using Scheduled Tasks on Windows

Did you know that using the Task Scheduler in Windows 10 can automatically run nearly any task in the Windows 10 environment? Many general PC users may have no idea this is an available feature until diving into the Windows Task Scheduler's rich offering.

Windows Task Scheduling breaks into two primary event triggers: triggering an event at a certain time or triggering an event based on something occurring. By leveraging both of these triggering capabilities, users can gain incredible configuration control over their Windows environment.

If users are looking to get started right away, you can find the Windows Task Scheduler via the Windows Explorer or select the Windows icon and search "Task Scheduler." Through the intuitive interface, users can start scheduling time-based tasks or event-based tasks nearly right away, providing more control and more configuration capabilities over their windows-based environments.

If you are a systems administrator or cloud engineer, and need to automate scheduling tasks on many Windows systems, PowerShell provides an interface to accomplish this task.

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