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Setting scheduled task on Windows Server 2003
Last Post 30 Dec 2012 05:57 PM by SuperUser Account. 0 Replies.
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30 Dec 2012 05:57 PM  

The steps to setup scheduled task on Windows 2003 server to POP3/IMAP email polling, are as follows:

Step 1 Login to your Windows 2003 server.

You will need Administrative privileges for this operation.


Step 2 Download the wget.exe application for Windows, from here. Place the wget.exe on your server at C:\Windows

Step 3 Access Scheduled Tasks from Start > Control Panel, and click Add Scheduled Task, as shown

Step 4 Click Next on the scheduled task wizard window, and browse to the wget.exe application placed on your server, and select it. Select Daily as the time of execution, a shown, and click Next

Step 5 Select 12:00 AM as the time of execution and click Next.

Step 6 Provide the administrator username/password and click Next. On the next wizard screen, select Advanced option and click Finish.

Step 7 On the Advanced options, select Task configuration tab, as shown

Run Browse to the wget.exe placed on your server, and insert the mail parser http://simransangha.kayako.com/cron.../POP3IMAP. Place -q -O nul before the mail parser URL to suppress the on-screen scheduled task output.

Step 8 On the Advanced options, select Schedule configuration tab, and click Advanced, as shown

Check the Repeat Task box and set the interval to 10 minutes and duration to 24 Hours.

Click Ok and apply the settings. The scheduled task will now run the mail parser URL after every 10 minutes to poll the POP3/IMAP emails into the support desk.

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