PowerShell: How to find whether the machine is waiting for Restart

One of the biggest problems of many system administrators is to restart the machines on the network. So how do we get this information, and how can this information help us?

The machine is waiting for restart, you can reach it simply by using the PowerShell command below.


Invoke-WmiMethod -Namespace "ROOTccmClientSDK" -Class CCM_ClientUtilities -Name DetermineIfRebootPending

One of my customers’ most inquiries was how to get the user machines to restart regularly.

First, we need to check whether the machine really needs restarts. If the machine wants to restart, we can produce various scenarios.
If the machine wants to restart, we can send the machine restart command.

Restart-Computer -ComputerName "ComputerName" -Force

Or it shows a warning to the user and the importance of restarting the machine can be explained. Such an interface can be improved either by HTML or again with PowerShell, allowing the user to confront it.

PowerShell ile makinenin Restart için bekleyip beklemediği nasıl bulunur?

Bir çok sistem yöneticisinin en büyük sorunlarından birisi de ağ üzerindeki makinelerin restart yapmasıdır. Peki bu bilgiye nasıl ulaşacağız ve bu bilgi bizim ne işimize yarayabilir?
Makinenin restart için beklediğini aşağıdaki PowerShell komutu ile basit bir şekilde öğrenebilirsiniz.

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Get windows registry value from remote computer

If you manage a large domain network. Your manager may ask you for information about the applications that are installed on the systems at certain intervals. This program can be more important for this company if it is an expensive application.

In the following example, we try to determine which machines have visual studio by collecting registry key information

Goal: Read registry value from remote machine

Source: Read remote machine names from .txt file

Result: Get results in .csv format

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