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JDBC timed data push

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What is the best way to set something up to do a JDBC nightly push of selected information from a MySQL database to a FileMaker database?

Would I need to set up some kind of Timed Thread or something to do this?
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you can do it using timer in util package

http://www.exampledepot.com/egs/java.util/ScheduleLater.html
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where is the filemaker database? on a stand alone fmaker, or on a fm server?
the easiest way to do it, is to use a fake fmbase with just a script triggering the backup script in the main file at its own startup, and have a scheduled or croned task to lauch fm with this fake file.
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thanks for the replys!

lesouef, i'm fairly new to the world of filemaker so i don't really follow some of your recommendation but the filemaker database is on it's own server.  do you know of any links to where i can find information of what you are describing?  

thanks again for all the help guys
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it is on a fm server...
 which version, standard, or advanced?
advanced can read an odbc source at the server level and has schedule capabilities to trigger an external source while the regular can't; in this case you must use a fm client to do the transfer. but this client can reside on the server's machine.
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