Thursday, September 19, 2013

Powershell: Restart service on a list of computers

#Gets a list of machines and then restarts the specified service on each computer.
#Get list of computers
$Computers = Get-Content C:\myscript\serverlist2.txt
#what service
$service = "spooler"
#Function to create object
function OutData($computer,$service,$Object) {
 $out = New-Object psobject
 $out | add-member -type noteproperty -name Computer $computer
 $out | add-member -type noteproperty -name Service $service
 $out | add-member -type noteproperty -name Result $Object
#create empty variable
$result = @()
foreach ($computer in $computers)
    if (Test-Connection -ComputerName $computer -Quiet -count 1)
        $Object = "Restarted $($service) service"
        Restart-Service -InputObject $(Get-Service -Computer $computer -Name $service)
        $result += Outdata $computer $service $object
        $object = "$($computer) not online"
        $result += Outdata $computer $service $object
#export the results
$result | Export-Csv C:\myscript\RestartServiceResults.csv -NoTypeInformation

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1 comment :

  1. Great script, since Im new to powershell this was big help!!!