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Get-ScheduledTask

Get-ScheduledTask

Gets the task definition object of a scheduled task that is registered on the local computer.

Syntax

Parameter Set: ByPath
Get-ScheduledTask [[-TaskName] <String[]> ] [[-TaskPath] <String[]> ] [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-ScheduledTask cmdlet gets the task definition object of a scheduled task that is registered on the local computer.


Parameters

-AsJob

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-TaskName<String[]>

Specifies an array of one or more names of a scheduled task.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-TaskPath<String[]>

Specifies an array of one or more paths for scheduled tasks in Task Scheduler namespace. You can use \ for the root folder. If you do not specify a path, the cmdlet uses the root folder.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

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

Outputs

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

  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#MSFT_ScheduledTask[]

Examples

Example 1: Get a scheduled task definition object

This command gets the definition object of the SystemScan scheduled task in the root folder.


PS C:\> Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName "SystemScan"

Example 2: Get an array of scheduled task definition objects

This command gets an array of task definitions objects from the UpdateTasks folder.


PS C:\> Get-ScheduledTask -TaskPath "\UpdateTasks\"

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