[thelist] Automatic Refresh [SOLVED]

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Mon Mar 27 10:20:10 CST 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Smith
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 11:11 AM
> The Scheduled task is something I'm in the middle of and seems to be
> working...really had to think outside the box on this one.
> 1. I set the home page for this computers internet explorer to the web
> report in question. 
> 2. I asked the task scheduler to run Internet Explorer every Monday
> morning at 5AM
> 3. The web report clears the temporary tables on initiation.
> 4. As the report runs, it inserts the data I need into the tables.
> 5. In SRS, I have set up a basic formatted table report to read this
> data from the temporary table.
> 6. Set step 5 to run at 5:10AM every Monday morning.
> 7. Set up a subscription to this report and email the results to the
> boss man.
> Thanks for helping me see the light!!! I'm elated.


Talk about a gnarly solution.  It would be much better to set up a task
within SQL Job Agent that calls a small job that does nothing other than
instantiate a WinHTTP request to the page you are currently using as your

Joshua L. Olson
WAE Technologies, Inc.
Phone: 706.210.0168
Fax: 413.812.4864

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