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Restart of server 2008 R2 (strange reason)

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Hello,

I have a windows server 2008 r2, I noticed a strange restart reason in the event log. Can someone help me, to find out what is going on? here is the log:

The process C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe (DC2) has initiated the restart of computer DC2 on behalf of user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM for the following reason: Operating System: Recovery (Planned)
 Reason Code: 0x80020002
 Shutdown Type: restart
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Hi goliveuk

Have you got automatic updates configured to automatically install?

This could be the automatice updates restarting the server.

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Yes, I do.
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This is a link to a post suggesting that this is logged by the updates service, I know it's for Windows 7 but I've seen others for Server 2008.

http://superuser.com/questions/15165/windows-7-is-shutting-down-unexpectedly-according-to-the-logs

Just check your automatic updates and at what time they are due to install, if the reboot is around this time then bingo you have your answer.

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This is the reason. Thank you
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