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schedule/timer  on web hosting server

Posted on 2013-12-03
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what I have:
10  xml files ( 1.xml, 2.xml ....)
in a folder on the web hosting server

what I want:
some kind of app/program that will change the file name  every day at specific time the loop back.

for example
change 1.xml to main.xml at specific time
then next day
change 2.xml to main.xml at same time
....
then next day
change 10.xml to main.xml at same time
then next day (back to)
change 1.xml to main.xml at same time


Not sure how to a achieve that
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Question by:MTCCOMP
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by:BlueYonder
ID: 39693101
You can write a service, or create a batch file to rename the file and add it to the windows scheduler.
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by:MTCCOMP
ID: 39693110
files are on the hosting site (like godaddy, imotion hosting)
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Find a program on the Hosting site that will run script on schedule, crontab.
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by:MTCCOMP
ID: 39704117
Find a program on the Hosting site that will run script on schedule, crontab.
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