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problems starting a .PS1 script via windows 2008 task scheduler

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good day, i am trying to launch an Exchange 2010 powershell script:
.ps1 script looks like this:
get-mailboxdatabase "Mailbox Database Prod-DB01" | get-mailbox | add-mailboxpermission -user Joe_Smith -accessrights fullaccess -inheritancetype all

this runs fine if i run it from the server. c:\scripts\setrights.ps1
however it will not run in task manager?

please advise.. thx
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by:LLMorrisson
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You need to change the execution policy on the server.

set-executionpolicy RemoteSigned

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Then once you have created your ps1 script, make a stub cmd or bat file and put this in it;

powershell -command "& '<pathandnameofscript>.ps1' "

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Then schedule the cmd or bat file in task scheduler.
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by:siber1
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I get the following error when i try to run that .bat file as you suggested:

the term 'get-mailboxdatabase' is not recognized....
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by:siber1
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Since this is an exchange 2010 command, it will only run under the Exchange mgnt shell [ESM] interface. how can i specify this in the .bat file?

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by:LLMorrisson
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Ah yes, You need to include the EMS as part of the call also.

PowerShell.exe -PSConsoleFile "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Bin\ExShell.Psc1" -Command ". '<pathandnameofscript.ps1'"

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Sorry that got a bit messed up;

PowerShell.exe -PSConsoleFile "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Bin\ExShell.Psc1" -Command "<pathandnameofscript.ps1>"
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by:siber1
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excellent. worked perfect. thx LL
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