How to schedule reboot of windows server 2012?

This article has detailed steps to schedule a restart of your Windows VPS server 2008/2012. This can be achieved by just adding a task at task scheduler of your Windows VPS.

Steps:

  1. Login into your Window VPS remote desktop.

  2. Open Run prompt, type taskschd.msc and click ok.

    Open task scheduler

  3. Now Go to Action >> Create task.

    Create Task

  4. set the name of your task and select the operating system of your windows vps from drop-down.

    General Settings

  5. Now Go to Trigger tab and schedule the time of reboot.

    Set triggers

  6. Now set the reboot action with adding command C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe with add argument /r and click ok.

    Set Action

That’s all. This VPS is now set to reboot on every weekend.


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