Add scheduled tasks to multiple machines over network

Posted on 2008-02-07
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I was wondering is there was a way (preferably free) to set up some maintenance tasks (defrag and disk cleanup) across many networked machines; most of which are xp, some are win2k.
My initial idea was to use xp's built in task scheduler but i wasnt sure how to send the changes over to the other workstations. Any ideas?
Question by:strungout132
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MarkMichael earned 400 total points
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You can apply this via Group Policy from the server.
Create a script and apply it to a group policy object...
See here on how to do it

Also, see this other EE post:


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great, sounds easy enough. thanks!

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