The below outlines how to setup a policy to power off windows devices on a schedule.
Select the group of devices you wish to apply a policy. In the example below we have a Power Off group, this can be any group that you wish the policy to apply to however.
Select the corresponding policies section and press the + button to create a policy
Give the policy a suitable name, at this point do not set to enabled
In the policies view click on "items" then click the + icon in the left corner of the next screen and select add policy item
Give the policy a suitable name, in the example below we use "Shutdown @18:00"
Select Type - "End Session"
Select End Session Type - "Shutdown"
Display Message - Type your desired message to be displayed on the devices when the policy is applied
Delay (Seconds) - Type a number in seconds this will countdown until 0 then the policy will be enforced
Press confirm when happy with the above settings
In the next screen press the red X in the upper right hand corner
Create the schedule:
Click the schedule link as below
Then click the + in the upper left hand corner of the next view, this will add the schedule (See below)
- The schedule can be given an active from and expire at, this will allow you to create a policy based on a calendar control date\time system
- The policy can be run during the following times - E.G between 18:00 - 06:00 ( Please note the time schedule is on a 24 hr clock)
- The policy can also be run on particular days Monday - Sunday or any day combination in between
Once happy with the schedule please press confirm to save.
Once setup you can now enable the policy, please click on "Edit" and enable the policy then confirm.