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Restoring Windows Scheduled Tasks (Windows 2003 Server)

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How can we export the Windows scheduled tasks(Windows Server 2003) and restore them afterwards in case the server becomes unavailable.

I need a mechanism or script to capture the information/details of the Windows scheduled tasks such that we can reproduce them.
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You can use explorer to copy the Tasks. Explore to c:\winnt\tasks and you can drag and drop it to another mapped machine. Alternatively can copy the jobs using the copy command at a dos prompt. The jobs have the suffix .job and exist in the c:\winnt\tasks directory


Check this article

http://www.windowsitpro.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=20769&DisplayTab=Article


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To ded9,

Will it work on Windows 2003 server? How about a script to capture or export information/details of the windows scheduled task?

Thanks
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It must work. Give it a shot

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Why c grade dcanlas

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Hi,

We're basically looking for a script or a mechanism (automated one). to do the exporting.

Thanks anyway..
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