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automatically pulling files from a server

Jonathan Duane
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Last Modified: 2017-06-07
Hi guys,

I am trying to figure out the best way to automatically pull down certain files from a server i was thinking a cron job would be the best way, i was wondering is there anything wrong with my script here and would there be a better way to do it?

The files are json files, and they are playlists on machines that could be currently in use

Something like
if(playlist.json file == error message){
//download json file again
}

It will also need to check which playlist is currently playing (before toggling each playlist using the script) and ensure it is set back to that same playlist after toggling each

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Something like
var count = 0;
if(playlist.json file == error message && count<3){
//download json file again
count ++;
//load playlist into threadqueue
}else{
//must be issues downloading the playlist so revert to default playlist and flag us
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