troubleshooting Question

Schedule tasks to run more frequently than once per minute

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Windows Server 2003
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I'm trying to schedule a task to run every 15 or 30 seconds. It's a quick and easy polling task that usually only takes 1 second to complete, 5 at most if any service fails. I've been using SCHTASKS to schedule it to run every minute, but have been unable to increase the interval to something less than a minute. Here's what I've been trying, which does not work because it sets the task to run every full minute anyway, regardless of the 15 second setting in the start time:

C:\>schtasks /create /tn "Service Monitor xx_xx_15" /tr "service-monitor.exe" /sc MINUTE /st 10:10:15

When I submit the above command the task gets scheduled for 10:10:00, as you can see here:

C:\>schtasks /query
Service Monitor xx_xx_15             10:10:00 AM, 9/14/2006

Please help! Thank you!


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