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2008 Server GPO question on setting a reboot on machines for multiple reboot times

Posted on 2011-03-23
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Is there a GPO that can be applied to our WSUS GPO, OU group that schedules multiple reboot?  We would like the server to reboot again if required from another patch.
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No, you would have to create a scheduled task.
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Hi dstewartjr, Thanks I thought that may be the case.  I thought there was a setting that had the ability to after the download is complete that you can delay the reboot for a specified time, Sundays only etc??

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Yes, you can delay for certain amount of time in minutes, but there is no guarantee of when that "clock" starts.

For a great explanation on all the settings read here:

http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/1390


I use a scheduled task with psshutdown to restart our workstations
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