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Set-WBSchedule

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Set-WBSchedule

Sets the current schedule for backups.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Set-WBSchedule [-Policy] <WBPolicy> [-Schedule] <DateTime[]> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Set-WBSchedule cmdlet sets the current schedule for backups and saves the settings in the WBPolicy object.

The WBPolicy object must be in edit mode. To put the WBPolicy object in edit mode, use the Get-WBPolicy cmdlet with the Editable parameter. The New-WBPolicy cmdlet creates a WBPolicy object that is already in edit mode.

To use this cmdlet, you must be a member of the Administrators group or Backup Operators group.

Parameters

-Policy<WBPolicy>

Specifies the WBPolicy object to update.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Schedule<DateTime[]>

Specifies the times of day to create a backup. Time values are formatted as HH:MM and separated by a comma.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • WBPolicy,Datetime []

    The Set-WBSchedule cmdlet references a Datetime object for the scheduled times and the WBPolicy object for the backup policy to update.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • DateTime[]

    The Set-WBSchedule cmdlet returns the Datetime list that you use to update the policy.


Examples

Example 1: Set a backup policy schedule

This command sets the scheduled times to create backups and saves the information in the WBPolicy object. When you set this policy on the computer, backups are created daily at the specified times.

The first command stores the result of the Get-WBPolicy in the variable named $Policy.

The second command sets the backup schedule in the $Policy variable. The Schedule parameter indicates the times.


PS C:\> $Policy = Get-WBPolicy
PS C:\> Set-WBSchedule -Policy $Policy -Schedule 12:00,09:00

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