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Scheduling Window Service Daily,Weekly,Monthly

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Scheduling Window Service Daily Or Weekly Or Monthly

Introduction

Crate a a Simple window service and scheduling the windows service with some time interval is very easy.but if you get requirement to schedule a windows service daily at 10Am or some specific hours Or every weekly once .Then you will search code in Google but you may not get exact code in Google.Below is article which may help you while scheduling windows service Daily,Weekly or monthly.

Background

As you know to schedule a windows service , we must require timer and Timer has timer interval Property . we have to trigger an event when timer interval Elapsed and timer has ElapsedEventHandler where we can call method to work on.

Using the code

Explain the topic of the article with code and description

Block of code should be set style as "Code" like below.
//Add the windows service dll in to Windows service reference. 

 using SunilWindowsServiceScheduler; 

 //Below  is the code for  OnStart  and  OnStop for windows service 

  protected override void OnStart(string[] args)
        {
            WindowsServiceSchedler(_timer);
        }
        protected override void OnStop()
        {
            _timer.Stop();
        } 
 // This method you can write in service class of windows service. 

    void _timer_Elapsed(object sender, System.Timers.ElapsedEventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                #region Process ProcessFeefoResults
                _timer.Stop();
                //Call the ProcessFeefoResults                     
                
                WindowsServiceSchedler(_timer);

                #endregion
            }

            catch (Exception)
            {
                _timer.Start();

            }

        } 
// This the static method  can be used for WindowsServiceSchedler 
private static void WindowsServiceSchedler(System.Timers.Timer _timer)
        {
            string _runweekly = Convert.ToString(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["Weekly"]);
            string _weeklyeventTriggerTime = Convert.ToString(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["WeeklyeventTriggerTime"]);
            string _dayOfWeek = Convert.ToString(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["DayOfWeek"]);
            DayOfWeek MyDays = (DayOfWeek)DayOfWeek.Parse(typeof(DayOfWeek), _dayOfWeek);
            string _DailyEventTriggerTime = Convert.ToString(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["DailyEventTriggerTime"]);
            Scheduler sch = new Scheduler("SunilWindowsService");
            if (_runweekly == "true")
            {

                sch.ScheduleWeekly(MyDays, _weeklyeventTriggerTime, _timer);
            }
            else
            {
                sch.ScheduleDaily(_DailyEventTriggerTime, _timer);
            }
        }
 // You have to add the details in App.config file to schedule
 //the service daily Or Weekly or Monthly.  
 <!-- Set Event Trigger Timer in 24 hours format  -->
    <!--Configure Window Service Daily  -->
    <!-- Example : for 10:00 PM value="22"  -->
    <add key="DailyEventTriggerTime" value="10" />
    <!--Configure Window Service  Weekly  -->
    <!-- Example : for 10:00 PM value="22"  -->
    <add key="Weekly" value="false" />
    <add key="DayOfWeek" value="Tuesday" />
    <add key="WeeklyeventTriggerTime" value="10" />  

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sunileswar
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Working as Senior Software Engineer in one of the reputed company in Hyderabad, India

Comments and Discussions

 
Questiongood [modified] Pinmemberraghukiranbnv9-Apr-14 21:21 
GeneralMy vote of 4 PinmemberSamit Kr Ghosh30-Mar-14 22:58 
QuestionNeed Schedule job code PinmemberMember 103095221-Oct-13 9:11 
QuestionGood article PinmemberTridip Bhattacharjee10-Jun-13 9:05 
GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberVittorPI19-Feb-13 3:46 
QuestionSMS with windows Service PinmemberDhanashree Dive30-Jan-13 18:32 
QuestionIs not working with hours and minutes PinmemberMember 97336118-Dec-12 23:53 
AnswerRe: Is not working with hours and minutes Pinmemberes promotion6-Jan-14 3:10 
SuggestionYou can set specified time to execute service on daily basis. PinmemberMukund Thakker25-Mar-12 19:27 
GeneralRe: You can set specified time to execute service on daily basis. Pinmembersunileswar26-Mar-12 20:16 

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