[thelist] Bad DB Data?

Ashok Hariharan listman at hazard0us.org
Mon Dec 2 10:58:00 CST 2002

There is nothing wrong with your data.

What you are trying to run is a scheduled/batch type of script,
meant to be run as a background task.
Using ASP (a html output interface) to do such a thing is a
bad idea.

I would suggest you run the mailer script as scheduled task on
SQL Server (assuming that is your db) or run it as a scheduled
task in windows (as a .vbs script).

>An ASP goes through the DB and sends the newsletter to
>the e-mail of that record, and then updates a field in that record to
>indicate that the e-mail was sent.  The script only does 500 emails at a
>time.  In testing, the script works for all of the email groups except two
>of them where I get this message:

You could increase the script timeout to something very large -- it
would just slow down your server and could open your website
to denial of service attacks if access control on that script is not set


Ashok Hariharan

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