In the TechNet Scripy Gallery I received the request if it was possible to create a function that can test if a certain folder exists in task scheduler. For this purpose I have created a new function: Test-ScheduledTaskFolder.
This function has two parameters, -ComputerName and -TaskFolder which can be used to identify if a scheduled task folder exists on a local or remote system. The script requires administrative permissions to be able to run because the Schedule.Service ComObject is used and administrative credentials are required to access this particular object.
Here are some examples of how to use this function to collect information about scheduled task folders:
.EXAMPLE Test-ScheduledTaskFolder -TaskFolder \Microsoft Description ----------- Tests if the \Microsoft folder exists on the local system .EXAMPLE Test-ScheduledTaskFolder -ComputerName server01 -TaskFolder \Microsoft,\Microsoft\Windows\RAS Description ----------- Tests if the \Microsoft and \Microsoft\Windows\RAS folders exists on server01 .EXAMPLE 'server01','server02' | Test-ScheduledTaskFolder -TaskFolder \CustomTaskFolder Description ----------- Uses pipeline to verify if the \CustomTaskFolder exists on server01 and server02
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