Set a Host and VMs to auto restart at regular intervals of time via VMware's vSphere?

I have a rubbish old tower server that I am using to run a single VM, whose sole purpose is to attach to an old UPS via some sort of rj-45 to USB cable.  Now, for whatever reason (and I don't really care why) the VM and entire host it seems, looses connection to the UPS every (as of yet uknown) amount of time.

The connection stays down even with VM restarts.  The only way to get it up and running again is to bounce the whole host...which is not a big deal.

Rather than continue to try and troubleshoot this legacy system "legitimately", I would like to "system of levers and pulleys" the problem using technology!  

What I am thinking is, if possible, to program VCenter to instruct only that host and its single resident VM to gracefully reboot themselves after a certain amount of days have gone by, to preempt this disconnect nonsense.  Is there a way to do this?

Thanks for your help and any insight you can offer.
CnicNVAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
What I am thinking is, if possible, to program VCenter to instruct only that host and its single resident VM to gracefully reboot themselves after a certain amount of days have gone by, to preempt this disconnect nonsense.  Is there a way to do this?

The only method would be to script it, you could schedule events, to reboot every day.
EnriquePhoenixCommented:
here is a $10 fix Timer  J/K, it was just the first thing that came to mind.

Something like that will require a Schedule task with PowerCLI script. I would run scheduler on a PC execute the commands.

reboot host ref

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CnicNVAuthor Commented:
LOL, nice for what this thing serves as and its monetary value, and if it could power it back up (which I guess I could program in the BIOS), I would not be above using the timer.  But I digress, PowerCLI is more elegant and professional :-P

Thanks for your help guys.
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