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Schedule Nightly or Weekend Shutdown of Windows (Usually for VMs)

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/8/2016.

Schedule Nightly or Weekend Shutdown of Windows (Usually for Test VMs)

To install Schedule Nightly or Weekend Shutdown of Windows (Usually for VMs), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install scheduled-shutdown

To upgrade Schedule Nightly or Weekend Shutdown of Windows (Usually for VMs), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade scheduled-shutdown

Files

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  • Tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageid = "Scheduled-Shutdown"
    $ShutdownTime = '23:50' #Hour in 24hr / min format
    $Frequency = 'Daily' #Daily or Weekly
    $Weekday = 'FRI'
    $Modifier  = $null
    
    $arguments = @{};
    $packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters;
    
    # Now parse the packageParameters using good old regular expression
    if ($packageParameters) {
        $match_pattern = "\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+)):(?<value>([`"'])?([a-zA-Z0-9- _\\:\.]+)([`"'])?)|\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+))"
        #"
        $option_name = 'option'
        $value_name = 'value'
    
        if ($packageParameters -match $match_pattern ){
            $results = $packageParameters | Select-String $match_pattern -AllMatches
            $results.matches | % {
              $arguments.Add(
                  $_.Groups[$option_name].Value.Trim(),
                  $_.Groups[$value_name].Value.Trim())
          }
        }
        else
        {
          throw "Package Parameters were found but were invalid (REGEX Failure)"
        }
        if ($arguments.ContainsKey("ShutdownTime")) {
            Write-Output "ShutdownTime argument used, changing from default $Shutdown time to $($arguments.Get_Item("ShutdownTime"))"
            $ShutdownTime = $arguments.Get_Item("ShutdownTime")
        }
        if ($arguments.ContainsKey("Frequency")) {
            Write-Output "Frequency argument used, changing from default $Frequency time to $($arguments.Get_Item("Frequency"))"
            $Frequency = $arguments["Frequency"]
        }
        if ($arguments.ContainsKey("Weekday")) {
          If ($Frequency -ieq 'Daily')
            {
              Write-Ouput "Ignoring Weekday argument set to $Weekday because Frequency is set to $Frequency (you must set Frequency to Weekly for Weekday to be relevant)"
            }
            else
            {
              Write-Output "Weekday argument used, changing from default $Weekday time to $($arguments.Get_Item("Weekday"))"
              $Weekday = $arguments["Weekday"]
            }
        }
    } else {
        Write-Debug "No Package Parameters Passed in, using defaults.";
    }
    
    If ($Frequency -ieq "Weekly")
    {
      $modifier = " /MO 1 /D $Weekday "
    }
    
    
    If (Test-Path "$env:windir\System32\Tasks\$packageid")
    {
      schtasks /delete /tn "$packageid" /F
    }
    
    $argumentstring = "/create /sc `"$Frequency`" /tn `"$packageid`" /ru `"NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM`" /tr `"c:\windows\system32\shutdown.exe /s /t 120 /c $packageid /f`" /st `"$ShutdownTime`" $modifier"
    
    Write-output "Scheduling with command: "
    Write-Output "$argumentstring"
    
    Start-process "schtasks.exe" -ArgumentList "$argumentstring" -nonewwindow -wait
    
    $StatusMessage = "Shutdown is scheduled for $ShutdownTime on a $Frequency Basis"
    
    If ($Frequency -ieq 'Weekly')
    {
      $StatusMessage += " every $Weekday."
    }
    
    Write-warning "**********************************************************************"
    Write-warning "$StatusMessage"
    Write-warning "**********************************************************************"
    
    Write-Output "`r`nRerun this package ($packageid) with parameter `"-Force`", to remove shutdown schedule, uninstall this package."
    
  • Tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageid = "Scheduled-Shutdown"
    
    If (Test-Path "$env:windir\System32\Tasks\$packageid")
    {
      schtasks /delete /tn "$packageid" /F
    }
    

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Software Author(s)

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Release Notes

Remove this package to remove the scheduled shutdown.
Rerun this package with -Force to change the schedule.

This package can take the following command line parameters:

-params '"/Frequency:Daily"' (Default: Daily, Options: 'Daily','Weekly')
-params '"/ShutdownTime:23:50"' (Default: 23:50, Options: 24Hr Format)
-params '"/Weekday:FRI"' (Default: FRI, Options: MON,TUE,WED,THU,FRI,SAT,SUN)
THIS OPTION IS IGNORED when Frequency=Daily

Examples:
-params '"/Frequency:Weekly"'
Shutdown weekly on Friday at 23:50 (defaults used for Weekday and ShutdownTime)
-params '"/ShutdownTime:22:00"'
Shutdown Daily at 22:00 (defaults used for Frequency)
-params '"/Frequency:Weekly /ShutdownTime:22:30 /Weekday:TUE"'
Shutown weekly on Tuesday at 22:30

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