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Subject:Re: Program to run programs afterhours From:Jen Harvey <jenharvey -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 24 Jun 2005 15:42:41 -0400
You can also run batch scripts using the WIndows Task Scheduler
(similar to cron, but for Windows). I've done this with batch files
and Perl scripts since it was easier for me to do all the
if-then-elses and error logging stuff using Perl than using .bat
On 6/24/05, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net> wrote:
> To do this under Unix, use cron. Under Windows it is
> possible to run the Unix-like thingee called Cygwin (it's
> free) and run cron under Cygwin. Cygwin makes Windows
> look like Unix.
> John Posada wrote:
> > Hi, guys...I'm looking for suggestions for programs that you may be
> > using to launch and run applications unattended...something with more
> > control than a Windows-included application.
> > Currently, I'm using two applications for documenting ASP, SQL, and
> > .NET applications. Each of them has a command line interface. Some of
> > them need to be run multiple times (one 20 different times) against
> > different internal defined project configurations.
> > I'm looking for more control to address issues such as error logging,
> > skipping over one if is not availabel yet still advancing to the next
> > one in line, maybe returning to ones that failed thhe first time to
> > try again, etc.
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