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Date:         Tue, 3 Jan 2006 09:39:30 -0500
Reply-To:     Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
Subject:      Re: Untitled

the SAS part should be easy. I assume, there is a SAS program, you want to execute. The SAS call is like:

sas.exe -sysin c:\path_to_sys_programs\program.sas

You can pack that into a BAT-file, or whatever your OS likes as command-file and call that from your mail-software.

On Tue, 3 Jan 2006 20:04:27 +0530, Mohit Bhatia <mohit.b.bhatia@AEXP.COM> wrote:

>ya that would be the design of this solution... but i have no clue how to >even start writing a SAS implementation for that.... > > > > >chris@OVIEW.CO.UK >Sent by: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> >01/03/2006 03:49 PM >Please respond to chris > > > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > cc: > Subject: Re: Untitled > > >Hi Mohit, > >The short answer is 'yes'. I guess you'll probably want to know how to >do it, as well, but that's very difficult to answer without knowing a >lot more about what kind of system you're on, and various other >details. The best place to start looking will be your email software, >not SAS - your email software may well have something in its filtering >rules that will allow you to run an external program on receipt of a >particular subject line. Failing that, a SAS solution might involve >locating your email 'inbox' file and writing a SAS program to scan that >periodically... if the email arrives in a place which is accessible >via the POP3 protocol, you could write a SAS implementation of that.... > etc etc. > >Chris. >-------------------------------------------------------- >Elvis SAS Log Analyser - http://www.oview.co.uk/elvis >--------------------------------------------------------


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