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Third Party Scheduling


his page provides information that details one of the ways to manage third party scheduling and emailing of results.

Of the many missing "features" of Discoverer is the ability to schedule and email reports. Scheduling can be done using one of a multitude of third-party scheduling tools. The one that I like is the native scheduler that comes with Windows XP . Coupled with Discoverer Desktop's command-line interface it has always been possible to schedule the execution of a Discoverer workbook and export the output in a selected format, to a named file in a named folder. The difficulty has been in the emailing of that report. While there are a myriad of ways to email something, one of the simplest involves a product called Febooti. I discovered, pardon the pun, this product a few days ago and purchased a commercial license straight away. Now I can honestly say that all of my emailing problems have gone away and I can finally put this issue to bed. Click here for more info.

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Send email from the command line. This utility is designed for all versions of Microsoft Windows (98 / Me / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP / Vista). Attach unlimited files to email, use HTML e-mail messages, use CC (Carbon Copy) and / or BCC (Blind Carbon Copy). FREE lifetime updates / upgrades for registered users!

With febooti Command line e-mail you can:

  • Send email from the dos prompt to any number of recipients.
  • Send attached files, text or HTML with embedded pictures.
  • Send email using CC and / or BCC (Blind Carbon Copy).
  • SMTP authentication (PLAIN, LOGIN, NTLM, CRAM-MD5).
  • Secure connections by using -SSL and -STARTTLS.
  • Set SMTP server address and SMTP server port.

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  • Create batch files to send email from any* program.
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  • Unlimited TO, CC and BCC number of recipients.
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  • e-update - checks for updates automatically.








At ODTUG 2007, Michael presented a paper that described how to use third party scheduling with Discoverer. You will find that PowerPoint on our downloads page in the section called Armstrong-Smith Presentations.










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