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schedule task


Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 4
how can I set a schedule task at the background of an tomcat server?
The task is to execute regular checking and execution on the database and email.
Peter den Haan
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Joined: Apr 20, 2000
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Assuming JDK 1.3 or above, you can schedule a java.util.TimerTask from an auto-loaded initialisation servlet.
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Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 4
How can I set it run at the background?
I mean I want it run when the server start.
I agree. Here's the link:
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