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I need to check a daily log file for errors.   I have created a C# class with one method that checks the file and sends an e-mail with the answer.   I want the system to run this class automatically every night.
 
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 5-Oct-11 5:32am
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Solution 2

The easiest an simplest way would be to employ the Windows Task Scheduler[^] service.
 
Build your class into a console application, then use the Task Scheduler to schedule it. This can be done using the GUI (Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Task Scheduler), or at the command line using at[^] or schtasks[^]. The latter is much more flexible.
 
If you would like to do this programatically, you want to develop a Windows NT Service[^]. This is a much bigger task.
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SAKryukov at 5-Oct-11 11:22am
   
Agree, using the Task Scheduler service is probably the best way, my 5.
Writing a whole Windows Service for this task could be a big overkill for this particular problem, good to mention though.
--SA
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Solution 1

Create a console app project using your class and schedule it on your server.
 
Here you will find an guide on how to schedule a task:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308569[^]
 
And here you can start with a creating a console app:
 
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/0wc2kk78(v=vs.90).aspx[^]
 

Cheers!
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