Restart Collection — Console Tool on Collection

The Restart Collection tool initiates a restart of a targeted collection.

This action can be run on device collections. A similar tool runs this action on single and multi-selected devices.

To run the tool:

1. In your Configuration Manager console, right-click on a device collection.

2. Click Right Click Tools > Console Tools on Collection > Restart Collection.

3. In the Shutdown / Restart Tool window, choose to Restart Device, Give user a prompt to cancel, or Skip Restart when a user is logged in while attempting the restart action.

4. Set a delay in seconds before restart.

5. Customize the message to display prior to restart (optional).

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6. Click Start to initiate restart sequence.

The window that opens shows progress and completion according to success or failure.

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Recast Permissions

UnifiedWriteFilterRestartSystem

Microsoft Permissions

  • Requires administrative access on the target computer.