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Unlock Splunk Universal Forwarder service

After restarting a server, I occasionally notice that the splunkforwarder service doesn’t gracefully shut down prior to the reboot. ┬áThis makes a geek a little bitter, and when the security peeps get the “no check-in in the past 24hrs’ alert, they aren’t all that enthused either.

Fortunately, a GPO, some PowerShell, and the task scheduler help me out of this bind.  Read on to find out how!

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