Restart an RDS server member of a farm

This script allows you to reboot a server RDS member of a farm with a broker session by closing the still open sessions.

Use :

  • Change the two variables $ServerBroker and $ServerHost.
  • Create a scheduled task by running the script on the remote desktop session host server.
# RDR # Recupere et fermer les sessions actives et reboot le serveur 
# Compatible RDS 2012 avec serveur BROKER 
$ServerBroker = "" 
$ServerHost = "" 
$Sessions = Get-RDUserSession -ConnectionBroker $ServerBroker 
foreach($Session in $Sessions){ 
#Write Event 
Write-EventLog -LogName "System" -Source "EventLog" -EventId 6013 -EntryType Information -Message "$Session.UserName close session" 
# Write-Host $Session.UnifiedSessionID -ForegroundColor Red 
Invoke-RDUserLogoff -HostServer $ServerHost -UnifiedSessionID $Session.UnifiedSessionID -Force 

Using the script avoids ending up with xxxxx.BACKUP-Y folders in the server’s C: \ Users folder.

During a reboot if UPDs are still mounted a temporary folder is created for each session still open.

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