A technique for scheduling tasks to be run at specific time or on specific event.

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Automatically starting a Windows app that requires a username and password

We have a legacy application(with GUI) in our company. Because it needs to enter user and password to start manually, we can not automatically start it after reboot. We need a program to do this for ...
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Not able to run powershell script from autosys

I am new to powershell and using 1.0version and am trying to write a powershell script that I can execute using autosys scheduler. When the I run the command in autosys powershell -command "& { %...
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Propose new time in OS X iCal

Is there a way to propose new event time with iCal? When receiving new invitation I can't see any option to purpose alternative scheduling (as well as trying dragging the event). I'm using OS X Lion'...
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Spreadsheet, PHP Script, or Linux program for employee shift scheduling

I have been looking everywhere for a few weeks now but can't seem to find anything so I come here to ask for assistance. Right now I am doing everything via a very simple Google Docs spreadsheet. I ...
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What is the difference between “periodic” and “cron” on OS X?

I bought a book on OS X and it says that launchd now control the scheduling of cron tasks, it this true? Also it says that if I place commands in /etc/daily.local that they will execute after the ...
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How to schedule a java program to run Every day?

How can I schedule my java program(core java file) to run every day at a particular time? I want to schedule it in a Linux server and what is the same for Windows?
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How can I configure BIOS to boot-up automatically at a particular time?

The code sandbox is huge (including support libraries and stuff it is several hundred MB). The initial checkout+build procedure takes close to 45 minutes. A script executes the download+build ...
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How does Windows processor affinity work with hyperthreaded CPUs?

How does Windows processor affinity work with hyperthreaded CPUs? Let's use an example (pictured) of a system with four cores, each with a hyper-threaded virtual core. Which cores correspond to each ...
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task scheduler in windows server 2008

The windows task scheduler fails to stop even after completing the task. It re-runs the completed task. So how to configure the task to stop after particular duration ??
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'at' command output on Mac

I need to execute scheduled tasks with at command: echo "VM-run.sh $1" | at 08.00 > at_output.txt 2>&1 I would have the output of VM-run.sh, but what I have instead is this output: job ...
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Using “idle” cpu time still slows down other programs

Before when I ran a Folding@Home client and now when using BOINC they always used "idle" cpu time (for those of you unfamiliar with those programs they run huge scientific calculations on your ...
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How to set downtime for any specific nagios host for certain time from commandline through curl?

I have a curl script which will do the service/host notification disable/enable from the command line through curl. But need to do that for scheduled downtime. Can someone suggest me. Okay it seems ...
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Scheduling an XP Weekly Task Without a Start Time

I need to schedule a backup task to run every week using the Windows XP Scheduler (Home Edition with SP 3). I would like it to run every Saturday, but how can I make it not time-specific, so it will ...
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Volunteer registration and scheduling system

I'm looking for a system that can help with assigning volunteers to events. We have a small museum that's open on Sundays, and need to have two volunteers there every week. So I'd like to offer a (web-...
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Differential Backup with Scheduling, Manual Naming, Browsing, Cleanup

I'm looking for a local disk image / disaster recovery backup solution for Windows 7 that can do the following... Schedule a full disk image once every 3 months Schedule a weekly differential image ...
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scheduling Ubuntu Software Center

Is there an easy way to schedule downloads through the 'Ubuntu Software Center'? For example: mark a number of programs for download and installation between 2am and 8am?
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Tool for analysing time spent on different applicaton [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Does anyone knows similar tracking software? How to keep track of time. I'm looking for a tool that measure time I spent on different application during a day of work (...
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How do I set-up a Windows 7 using schedule-task to run a bookmark or specific URL

I am in need of running several php links on a regularly scheduled interval. I am not able to do it on the host through a typical cron set-up because of the memory, data, and time (out) required. The ...
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Scheduling people using excel

I'm currently at work trying to begin scheduling employees to begin work. The details are not important but we have 700 employees that need to be scheduled in specific areas. The past people who held ...
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uTorrent automatic scheduling program

I am using utorrent on a mini "home utorrent server" full time. And when I go to bed, I have to manually set up the bandwith limit to max. And in the morning, I have to set it up to, say, 60% of the ...
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Feedback to router users during access-restricted hours for DD-WRT

Following router schedule rules that I change often, the stock firmware on my D-Link 825NA rev. B redirects HTTP requests to a built-in "Access denied!" warning at appointed times. I just upgraded ...
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How can I schedule a time for a song to play in Windows Media Player or iTunes?

How can I launch Windows Media Player or iTunes, playing a song, with the Windows task scheduler. I already know how to create a task and how to trigger it at a given time (launching iTunes / WMP). ...
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Running a virtual machine on a dedicated processor or core

Our base system runs on Linux but unfortunately the UI has to be on Windows. Its a long story. But thats the requirement. So our idea was to run Windows in a virtual machine using VirtualBox or Xen. ...
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Hiding a file or data from being accessed unless on scheduled days [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: restricting access to volumes disk even for admin account windows How to restrict use of a computer? I want to limit my access to some data and what I want is that I ...
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download and process a file by ftp at set intervals, with error handling, rescheduling and status messages

I want to download a data file from a remote ftp server to my machine at regular intervals. Once the file is downloaded I want to call another script which will process the file. My development ...
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Does Win7 support scheduling system image backups?

Is there a way to schedule/automate system image backups in Windows 7 Pro? Or do I have to do it manually every time?
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Scheduled task won't start with “Run whether user is logged in or not”

I've set up a task to run SyncToyCmd.exe, it will run fine if the task is set to "only run when user is logged on". But if I choose the second option to run even if it is logged off, it says "Running" ...
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auto resume from standby

Can a Ubuntu (or any other distro) wake up from standby/hibernate at a preset time? I actually don't want the PC to consume 200W all the time for just doing something every hour.
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Windows Task Scheduler: Can I export (save) my tasks?

I've setup a dozens of tasks on the Windows Task Scheduler. Everything is working fine but now I am concerned about being able to re-create these tasks if the PC needs to be replaced. The problem is ...
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Windows stuck in reboot loop due to existing Scheduled Task

Is there a way to stop Task Scheduler on startup? I ask because I have made mistake while creating task, and now my computer shuts down after 1 min. That's not enough time to open the Task ...
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Does the Windows scheduler allocate equal length quanta to threads?

Is the time slice (quantum) that the Windows Kernel Dispatcher allocates to threads the same length for every thread, or does it base the size of quantum on the priority of the thread like Linux does?
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Scheduling starting a service after another service

I have a service that needs to be started only AFTER another service. Is there some way to configure the service to only start once another has finished starting? Obviously, I could use a delayed ...
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What is the best way to run a Console Application once per day at a certain time?

What is the best way to run a Console application (C#) once per day at a certain time on Windows XP? I want to see the Console window.
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Is there a way to schedule an automatic WinClone run on my Bootcamp partition?

I've currently got time machine setup to back up my entire OS X installation. I also have a backup tool within my Bootcamp Windows 7 installation which automatically backs up my windows profile data ...
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How to schedule Motion detection

I've just discovered Motion and it works like a charm.. My only problem is that I'd like it to be active only during night-time, but there's no parameter for scheduling.. I think I could write a ...
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Why isn't scheduling working in uTorrent?

My DSL provider kindly gives me (almost) unlimited data through the night but limits my 9am-6pm usage to 2GB per month. This is fine as I am at work during this time and means that I plan any ...
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ALWAYS run commands with low priority on unix?

I am not asking how to nice and renice a command on UNIX. What happens is that on a particular machine into which I frequently log I am only allowed to run long-running processes with low priority (...
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Run a script in Linux for a specified amount of time before stopping and restarting

Possibly related to this previous question, I would like to be able to run a task for a specified amount of time, then stop/kill it, then start it again. Specifically, I run the Folding@Home ...
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Windows similar to *nix “at” command

*nix has the "at" command, which can be piped to to run a program at a certain time. Like this: echo "SOME_COMMAND" | at 00:00 Windows also has an "at" command, which creates a run-once scheduled ...
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Schedule PC booting

I just want to schedule my PC boot up time.I mean @ morning 9:30 it should boot up automatically I am using windows xp
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Win7 Task Scheduler Crashes with Error Description “RpcServerUseProtseq:ncacn_ip_tcp”

I just installed my fresh Windows 7 and so far are not very happy with it. Much more problems than with Windows Vista. The latest in a series: My Task Scheduler crashes right at the moment when I ...
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Is there a constraint-based scheduling/calendar application?

Is there a constraint-based scheduling/calendar application? This application would be used to coordinate multiple people's schedules. Two basic use cases: Multiple people need to schedule a time ...
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Multicore system. How are the cores “sorted”

If I have a system with let's say two Quadcore CPUs and HyperThreading enabled, how do I know how the phsyical and virtual cores are sorted? For example if I force a process to run on "CPU 0" how to ...
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Linux: schedule a service to run in a time period

i want a service to be start at 8:00 and be ended in 14:00 automatically i already do this manualy by: /etc/init.d/myservice.sh start /etc/init.d/myservice.sh stop i think it should be related ...
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Scheduling algorithm in Windows XP

does anybody now which scheduling algorithms are implemented in windows xp? Is there any possibility to install/use ULE algorithm? I think no. Thank you.
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Configuring a cluster

Our cluster is a linux cluster with Torque and Maui. I am reading tutorials online and find that the compilation is only on the head node, and after submitting the job by qsub, the other nodes are ...
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Email service that will reply with emails after a certain amount of time

Is there a service which I can send an email to, with the first words in the body as '2 weeks' or '13th may 2010' or 'in half an hour' and it will reply with an email in the specified time or at the ...
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Where can I find an online scheduler to organize a trip?

I need to organize a trip with friends, and this is the opportunity to check free online schedulers. Is Google Calendar the right tool for this, or are there better alternatives? Ideally, it should ...
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User friendly way to schedule jobs in Mac OS X

Is there any easy way to schedule repeated jobs in Mac OS X? I know I could use cron, but I'm looking for a more user friendly way to do it, a GUI for schedules, something like this.
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Can I make cron “random”?

Maybe I'm completely nuts, and if so - that's fine. But how would I schedule a job to on-some-random-schedule broadcast a goofy message, like from fortune? clarification yes - this is my personal ...