At 12:23 AM +0100 11/8/01, Christian Sage wrote:
>> Harpreet wrote:
>> > I have run JOBs in sql server and was wondering if we have ne thign
>> > in mysql or use PHP to write a script that would automatically run
>> > minutes.
>> Unix has cron: 'man crontab'
>> I think Win2k has it included. Otherwise you will have to get an add-on
>AFAIK there is only 'at' and not 'cron' to be had from the command line.
>You could also achieve the desired result using 'at', I guess, but the
>action list would become a pain to maintain, and it would also be a
>serious abuse of the utility (IMHO, that is).
>Your best bet is probably to hunt around for a freeware utility. There's
>bound to be something somewhere on the net.
For Windows, a free version of cron is available at:
Other Windows schedulers that may be suitable can be obtained here: