There's also the iDo script scheduler.

< http://www.sophisticated.com/software/sw_misc.html#ido_ss>

Matthew Tevenan wrote:
> 
> Stiles,
> 
> If you're somewhat familiar with AppleScript (and I'm not very, so don't ask
> me for programming tips), you can create what's called a "wait handler."
> This is basically running all the time, and waits until a certain time to do
> what you tell it to--for example quit FileMaker Pro Server. You could
> schedule it to happen before the time the script starts, then have it start
> it up again afterwards.
> 
> Pick up most any basic AppleScripting book for tips on how to do this.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matthew Tevenan
> Technical Support Specialist
> Dantz Development Corporation
> 925.253.3050
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 
> > From: "Church Initiative WebMaster" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Organization: Church Initiative
> > Reply-To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 14:44:31 -0400
> > To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: Re: New to Rertospect and AppleScript question
> >
> > OK, I guess you WERE laughing since I received no response <grin>.
> > Regardless, I think I have figured out how to shut down FileMaker Server IF
> > it is running on the same machine as the Retrospect Server (just copy the
> > sample script from the AppleScript folder within the Retrospect folder to
> > the Retrospect Preferences folder), but what if FileMaker Server is on a
> > different server?
> >
> > Does anyone have any ideas on this?
> >
> > I ran a backup on a test database and the backup ran without any errors
> > (while FileMaker was still running).  I was then able to restore the
> > database from tape and open it -- no problems, but FileMaker Server was
> > never shutdown during the backup.
> >
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> > Stiles Watson
> 
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