Servers Requiring Reboot

Posted on 2014-04-28
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Last Modified: 2014-05-13
Hi Guys,

I need to find out all machines that require a reboot, whats the best way of getting this information, we have sccm and scom 2012, I don't know if they would help.

Question by:Kay
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Are you using SCCM to push your updates?
If so your reports have one already under windows updates > deployment status
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how do you define a server requiring to boot?

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I've updates the tools using powercli, I used the command get-vm | update-tools -noreboot
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Here is a Powershell Function I found.
I have not tested it, but I think if you go through the script you will find useful information that might get you the results you are looking for.

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Dan McFadden earned 2000 total points
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Since you have SCCM, you can query the db for pending reboots.

see article:  http://www.systemcentercentral.com/sccm-collection-query-computers-with-pending-restart-or-other-update-enforcement-states/


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