Help with scheduled task

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Help with scheduled task

Postby k1wi » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:04 am

I have a network connection that falls over on a fairly regular basis, but I have a script that restores it... Obviously it's important that the connection is restored when FAH attempts to send and receive - is there a way in which I can use Windows Scheduled Tasks to run the script when FAH fails to upload a work unit?

The computer is using Win7.
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Re: Help with scheduled task

Postby Ravage7779 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:03 am

I doubt it, probably a whole lot easier to detect a lack of connectivity and run the script based on that. Easiest would be to fix the underlying problem.
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Re: Help with scheduled task

Postby PinHead » Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:19 am

I think you would need a script that detects the failure and then kicks the restore script. But Windows does have scheduled tasks, they run no matter what at scheduled times even if the connection is not down or if the connection is mid-transmission.

So you could add a scheduled task that pings the outside world every x minuntes/seconds and then calls the restore script based on error code/level.
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