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How to set task scheduler to reset IIS daily

Published date: 19 July 2019

Issue
Customer is trying to create a task to have IIS reset every day on PME system

Product Line
PME 8.x, PME 9.x,

Environment
Power Management Expert

Cause
Customer noticed Web Applications may freeze if its kept opened for a couple of days and wants to reset IIS

Resolution
-First you'll have to create a batch file with the iis reset command. Use the sample below and copy in a notepad and save as desired name + ".bat" and for file type select "All Files". Second line is optional (just a delay) and can be removed.
@echo off
TIMEOUT /T 5
iisreset
-Open Task Scheduler and create a new task.
-Go to 'Triggers' tab and create the desired frequency in which you'd like iss reset to run as well as the time of the day at which it should start.
-Lastly go to 'Actions' and select the '.bat' file you created.
 

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