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Will a Scheduled Task On Windows Server 2008 R2 work correctly if windows are opened and closed?

I have a batch script that I am currently running on my own Windows 7 computer as a scheduled task. The task runs nightly when my computer is locked. The task launches an Progress OpenEdge session ...
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Configuring / Securing credentials required by batch job

I have a batch job which should run as cron job on a Linux server. This job requires some credentials to do it's work. Idealy I don't want to have that kind of credentials stored on my server, but ...
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My transactional overnight batch has spiked in duration

I have an overnight batch run which is transactional...picking up data doing some small calculations and putting it somewhere else and it was finishing around 3am every day for the last 2 months. Now ...
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Batch reset all iLO passwords via command line

I would like to batch reset all the iLO passwords on our HP Blade chassis without having to login to each one via the HTTPS website. How can I reset the root and administrator iLO passwords via the ...
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batch script to copy files as within SMB\CIFS protocol

I'm trying to copy files from remote machine using construction like this copy smb://DOMAIN;USERLOGIN:Password@100.10.10.10/folder/ C:/tmp/ it shows next message - The filename, directory name, ...
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Low priority batch processes on live Mongo database

We want to run MapReduces on our live Mongo database, mainly so that we can extract metrics. However, we've had some bad outages caused by these MRs bogging down the Mongo server (in particular 100% ...
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How can I hide ms-dos window when running a .bat file?

I am running a .bat file for my script (Scheduled Tak (CronJob)) per minute. When it run, seems ms-dos window short period of time. My batch code like this; @ECHO OFF C:\wamp\bin\php\php5.4.3\php.exe ...
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How to reliably run a batch job every 5 seconds?

I'm building an application where the sending of all notifications (email, SMS, fax) will be asynchronous. The application will write the notifications to the database, and a batch job will read these ...
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Is there a way to see the path of a program executed from the Windows CLI?

If I type a command in the prompt, the command processor searches it in current path, and then (if not found) in the paths listed in PATH environment variable. So is there a way to easily know in ...
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How to delay and queue commands for execution at a later time? [closed]

My site receives numerous uploads and I can't afford to waste cycles and time processing them on the spot (e.g., trimming, optimizing, resizing, etc.). What technologies exist to delay and queue these ...
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Does anybody wish to help a poor researcher publish a paper? [closed]

I don't know if this is a good place to beg for help, but here it goes: basically, I need to run a secure recommender system simulation (C++ console application) in order to meet tonight's deadline, ...
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Moving files with batch files from one pc to a server, to a another pc - worried about disk corruption

I use scheduled tasks that calls a batch file, that calls more batch files to move about three files from a pc, to a server, then to multiple other pcs. It all happens very quickly, as they are small ...
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Distribute computing jobs across different machines?

I'm looking for a way to distribute computing jobs (mainly rasterization work) across multiple, idle machines on the network. The servers are running Debian 6 right now. Most of the work that needs ...
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Batch Updates to Numerous Server 2008 Machines?

We run a lot of machines that are hosted in various datacenters (takes out the LAN based options) and we are finding the need to change Administrator account passwords for RDP (we use the same ...
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How to schedule batch file to run on the desktop in win 2008 R2

I have some backup batch file scripts which I was running in xp and I have migrated to windoes server 2008 R2 where it's not running in front when scheduled with task manager. I struggled a lot to ...
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prevent xargs from quitting on error

According to the man page, xargs will quit if one of the execution lines exits with an error of 255: If any invocation of the command exits with a status of 255, xargs will stop immediately ...
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Whats the best way to execute high processing tasks on low RAM VPS

I have one VPS on internet and that have only 768MB of RAM. Now i have run crawlers and various Optimzation algorithms /Data Mining Algos on the one mysql database. I think i need better computer for ...
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Torque jobs does not enter “E” state (unless “qrun”)

Jobs I add to the queue stays there in "Queued" state without attempts to be executed (unless I manually qrun them) /var/spool/torque/server_logs say just 04/11/2011 ...
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Only half of my pbs/Torque jobs are being scheduled

My supercomputing center recently moved from SGE to pbs/Torque. Now, when I schedule my array jobs, only half of the jobs in the array get scheduled. When they finish, the other half get scheduled. ...
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Batch rename via command line?

I have a Media Temple (dv) server which I am setting Magento up on. I have uploaded a few thousand images to the /media/import directory that the client has provided me with. The problem is, some ...
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Batch File Printing

I have a user that has to print out about 220 documents averaging 2-3 pages each. When printed using the standard Windows method of Select All - Right-click - Print it overwhelms either the print ...
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X11 for apache user

We are using inkscape to convert SVG images uploaded to our server via a web form. For this inkscape offers a batch mode via the -z option, but this batch mode has a flaw: When inkscape is run by the ...
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VirtualBox on Windows Hosts | Export and Import batch automate

VirtualBox on Windows I am planning to deploy virtual box on around 10 computers (Vista / 7), I have setup a centos vm and exported it as an appliance with the ovf and vmdk files in the same folder. ...
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Remove files that are listed in a text file

I have a file that exported a bunch of file names that need to be removed. I need to know how to go about removing each file without having to issue it one at a time at the command line. I've ...
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Zip and FTP a File via a batch script

I am trying to ZIP and FTP a file in one batch file. The Zip part works, but the FTP application reads the entire batch script, rather than just the lines below the FTP commands, causing errors If ...
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How to batch edit a list of files?

I have a list of files where I need to remove some lines that have been added yesterday by a spambot. The section I want to remove looks like this: ^M <script>[...] bunch of malware code ...
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Backup multiple Exchange Accounts without direct access to exchange server

For e-mail, we use Microsoft Exchange and it is hosted by 1and1.com. We have about 30 Exchange accounts that I would like to backup to a PST file. That is, for each account that we have (all 30), I ...
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Windows Job Scheduler

I'm looking for a Windows Server job/task scheduler for a small business. We need more functionality than the built in tools, including SQL Server Agent. We need conditional execution and would like ...
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Software for Utilizing Idle Workstations on Network

I work at a company that maintains a network of about 200 Windows XP workstations, and several of them are on (locked or logged out) with an idle processor and 2GB of RAM that is just sitting there. ...
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Running 'top' with 'Irix mode' off in batch mode

Can anyone tell me how I can tweak the following top command so that it always runs in Solaris mode in a batch mode operation? top -d 3 -n 2 -b -p <PID> I need 'top' to output a process' CPU ...
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Product Recommendation: Good job scheduler for windows servers? [closed]

Looking for a mostly-GUI tool that is low cost (less then $1k, but not required) and allows you to create scheduled tasks and jobs without writing vbscript, batch files, or powershell. Something ...
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Batch processing on Linux

We're currently setting up a server to some heavy lifting (ETL) after another process has finished within the business, at the moment we're firing off jobs either via scheduled cron jobs or remote ...