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[CLSOED]Kick off command line/windows scheduler through webfocus

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June 02, 2016, 09:45 AM
Kartik Katyal
[CLSOED]Kick off command line/windows scheduler through webfocus
Hi all,

Is it possible to kick windows scheduler job through a fex file?

Thanks

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WebFOCUS 8010,8204
Windows
June 02, 2016, 09:51 AM
Francis Mariani
The subject and the body of this post seem to be at odds with each other.


Francis


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June 02, 2016, 09:52 AM
Ricardo Augusto
What exactly do you need?

A) run a report from windows scheduler?
B) run a windows scheduler from a report?

Please, provide more information.


WebFOCUS 8.1.05 / APP Studio
June 02, 2016, 09:57 AM
Kartik Katyal
Apologies for the confusion.

I need to kick off windows scheduler through fex.

Thanks


WebFOCUS 8010,8204
Windows
June 02, 2016, 10:03 AM
Ricardo Augusto
I never saw that before.

Why do you need that?


WebFOCUS 8.1.05 / APP Studio
June 02, 2016, 10:33 AM
Kartik Katyal
To execute an ETL through UI interface.


WebFOCUS 8010,8204
Windows
June 02, 2016, 12:13 PM
Ricardo Augusto
I suggest you contact your IBI rep or open a case on http://techsupport.ibi.com

Can you describe what this ETL process handle?

You might be able to handle it using WebFOCUS and some skilled WF coder to code your new ETL fex.



Good luck!


WebFOCUS 8.1.05 / APP Studio
June 02, 2016, 04:42 PM
Waz
If you can run it from the OS command line then, you can call it from WebFOCUS with an OS command call.


Waz...

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June 03, 2016, 08:35 AM
Squatch
quote:
Originally posted by Waz:
If you can run it from the OS command line then, you can call it from WebFOCUS with an OS command call.

It can be run from the command line. You can launch the scheduler with either "taskschd.msc" or "control schedtasks".

But I could not get it to work from within WebFOCUS.


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WebFOCUS 8.1.05M
Windows, All Outputs
June 04, 2016, 09:26 AM
Kartik Katyal
SET &ECHO=ALL;

CMD F:\KickOff\OpenDoc.bat
-END

-RUN

-EXIT

I tried running a batch file. It didn't give any error but notepad didn't open either.

OpenDoc.bat was to open a notepad file.


WebFOCUS 8010,8204
Windows
June 05, 2016, 04:49 PM
Waz
Are you running your fex on your local machine or on a server ?

If its on a server, then the call is on the server and you will not see any gui program show up.


Waz...

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June 06, 2016, 04:29 AM
Kartik Katyal
I actually ran it on the server, and could notice a new task in task manager every time I ran this.

But I still don't get the notepad window to come up.


WebFOCUS 8010,8204
Windows
June 06, 2016, 04:36 AM
Waz
There is also a chance that the server is running under a different login than the one you are using.


Waz...

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