Well it looks like I have limited options.
I'm guessing that the web host will let me have limited rights to the
server as it is - probably only basic FTP and other limited DB rights -
I do hve some control using phpmyadmin to manipulate data.
I'll almost bet that they won't let me run a task from the server.
What about running a script from an exe ?
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> ...and then Mark Stringham said...
> % Does anyone have a suggestion as to how I could run a periodic
> % for a db that is hosted remotely - IE a web host. I do know that
> % does not support crons.
> Do you want it dumped on that machine or across to another machine?
> there a web server on that machine?
> You've gotten a number of answers that will dump the database across
> network. If you want it locally and have a web server, write a little
> php or perl script which will do the dump and then hit that page from
> other machine that has cron or task scheduler or whatnot.
> Meanwhile, start shopping around for other hosts that let you use
> % Any help is appreciated.
> % thanks
> HTH & HAND
> % MS
> mysql query,
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