Automatic Maintenance Random Delay


This policy setting allows you to configure Automatic Maintenance activation random delay.

The maintenance random delay is the amount of time up to which Automatic Maintenance will delay starting from its Activation Boundary.

If you enable this policy setting, Automatic Maintenance will delay starting from its Activation Boundary, by upto this time.

If you do not configure this policy setting, 4 hour random delay will be applied to Automatic Maintenance.

If you disable this policy setting, no random delay will be applied to Automatic Maintenance.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Task Scheduler\Maintenance
Value NameRandomized
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

Regular maintenance random delay

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Task Scheduler\Maintenance
Value NameRandom Delay
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default ValuePT4H

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