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Cron jobs with ASP?
How to have a server execute an ASP script periodically.
saurabh




msg:673290
 3:51 am on Sep 29, 2002 (gmt 0)

My website runs on WinNT. I needed way to execute an ASP script every few minutes to check an email account and if there is a message alert me on my mobile phone. I can do the scripting part but have no idea how to execute the script periodically. Any help/suggestions will be appreciated.

Best Regards
Saurabh

 

IanTurner




msg:673291
 9:55 am on Sep 29, 2002 (gmt 0)

There is a command line program called wget, it will make an http request for you. Just set it up as a scheduled task to get a timed asp process.

(Sorry I can't remember where I got it from but it is freeware)

saurabh




msg:673292
 11:10 pm on Sep 29, 2002 (gmt 0)

IanTurner, thanks for the reply.
I dont't leave my computer on all the time. Is there anything that I can do on the server itself?

IanTurner




msg:673293
 8:09 am on Sep 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

If you have full access to the server - run wget on the server instead of on a client. It works just as effectively.

RossWal




msg:673294
 9:15 pm on Sep 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Can you not auto-forward any emails hitting the account to your cell phone, like 555-555-5555@verizon.net?

saurabh




msg:673295
 8:55 pm on Oct 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

RossWal: No, the cell phone service provider rejects any email that dosen't have the right email address in the "To" field. Moreover I want grab only some particular emails, parse them and send that parsed data only.

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