Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 20:16:55 +0000
Reply-To: Samdoll Trek <sd_818@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: Samdoll Trek <sd_818@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: schedule downloading in SAS
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sorry, it is WIN/NT Package 4.0.
>From: "Nicholson Warman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: <sd_818@HOTMAIL.COM>, <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: Re: schedule downloading in SAS
>Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 15:12:39 -0500
>Unfortunately, BASE doesn't do scheduling in the fashion you want.
>Depending on the operating system of the computer you are using, there are
>scheduling packages on most if not all of them to allow you to define such
>a schedule. You would put your program together, and then have the
>scheduler run SAS < your_file_goes_here on the frequency/at the time
>Without more information, such as computer (OS/390 vs. Windows 2000),
>helpful hints won't take you very far.
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> >>> Samdoll Trek <sd_818@HOTMAIL.COM> 1/24/2002 2:56:25 PM >>>
>hello, list, this must be a simple question, but i do not know how:
>can i tell sas to hit a URL, say, 'http://www......../data.exe ' every
>morning at 4:00 am to download the data called data.exe, and then run it to
>self-extract the data, and read the raw data (.dat file) into sas? can all
>these be done by only using SAS/BASE?
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