Log Off Action



See Also

Restart Action, Shut Down Action, Suspend/Hibernate Action, Lock Workstation Action


Ends the Windows session for the current user, leaving the computer running in full power mode.

Practical Usage

Example 1: Administrators could create and deploy a task with this action to force the system to Log Off at a certain time at night.

Example 2: A task could be built very easily that would Log Off the system quickly with just the press of a hot-key combination.


General Tab

Force the system to shut-down without notifying applications

Yes/No, Optional - default NO

Specifies that the system should log off immediately without notifying and waiting for applications to return that they are ready to close.


Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder


NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.