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Shutdown client after snapshot...

Created: 15 Mar 2011 • Updated: 14 Apr 2011 | 1 comment
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Hi,

anyone knows how to configure Recovery Solution in order to turn off the client computer after a scheduled snapshot?

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KSchroeder's picture

There is no built-in functionality for this (though you could enable the option for taking a snapshot when logging off the computer).  Another possibility would be to have a simple .bat file Software Delivery task that runs AeXCMD.exe, waits for the snapshot to finish, then runs shutdown.exe -s to shutdown afterwards (or set the SWD program itself to shutdown the system after running).  If you are using Task server, I believe there are built-in tasks for taking a snapshot and Power control (including shut down), so you could build a job with those.

But, to the best of my knowledge there is no way to force a shutdown after the scheduled snapshot occurs.

Thanks,
Kyle
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