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    automated tasks

    Hi, I wasnt sure whether to post this here or in teh mysql part. I need to be able to do some automated tasks against my mysql database, is there s function in php to do this? Any ideas on how i could do this would be greatly appreciated. TIA

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    Well you won't use PHP as any PHP file has to be called on before it can run. What you are going to do is use a CRON job. This is a feature of the server.

    This belongs in the other server side etc forum. You will also find some topics on CRON jobs in that forum.

    Ill move you there.
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    unless ofcourse you are running a win2k server - in which case use scheled tasks (sp?)


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