How can I start MSSQLServer service at 6:30am and stop it at 6:30pm
You can use AT command for this purpose.
AT - is a Windows NT file (c:\winnt\system32\at.exe - path by default).
It's full description of the AT command:
To start MSSQLServer service at 6:30am and stop it at 6:30pm, run this:
at 6:30pm /EVERY:monday,tuesday,wednesday,thursday,friday,saturday,sunday "c:\stop.bat"
at 6:30am /EVERY:monday,tuesday,wednesday,thursday,friday,saturday,sunday "c:\start.bat"
net start mssqlserver
net stop mssqlserver
The AT command schedules commands and programs to run on a computer at
a specified time and date. The Schedule service must be running to use
the AT command.
AT [\\computername] [ [id] [/DELETE] | /DELETE [/YES]]
AT [\\computername] time [/INTERACTIVE]
[ /EVERY:date[,...] | /NEXT:date[,...]] "command"
\\computername Specifies a remote computer. Commands are scheduled on the
local computer if this parameter is omitted.
id Is an identification number assigned to a scheduled
/delete Cancels a scheduled command. If id is omitted, all the
scheduled commands on the computer are canceled.
/yes Used with cancel all jobs command when no further
confirmation is desired.
time Specifies the time when command is to run.
/interactive Allows the job to interact with the desktop of the user
who is logged on at the time the job runs.
/every:date[,...] Runs the command on each specified day(s) of the week or
month. If date is omitted, the current day of the month
/next:date[,...] Runs the specified command on the next occurrence of the
day (for example, next Thursday). If date is omitted, the
current day of the month is assumed.
"command" Is the Windows NT command, or batch program to be run.