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Is it possible ? Schedule + Run a report

matias casal
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Hello
I am making and schedule job (quartz libraries) and I have the following doubt.

I have this code in a class which is load in a jsp page.


And the jsp


It works perfectly, but I would like to know if instead of in the execute method I could run something execute a web ( like a href)
src="report?report1&outputFormat=html


Jeanne Boyarsky
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Matias,
You could open a UrlConnection in the execute method. Is the web page in the same application as the scheduler? If so, you could skip the URL and call the action directly.


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Is that code sitting inside a JSP ? eek ! Never write code inside a JSP

And if you are looking for a reporting solution, have you considered crystal reports / Jasper / BIRT ? You could in theory run reports at regular intervals and export them in a variety of formats by opening a URLConnection


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matias casal
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This code is in a servlet.
I am using pentaho reporting. Report designer 3.5. .prpt files.
I will try with the url connection
Thank you!
 
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