Locking a directory using time?

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Post by lagged » 02/08/02, 1:02 pm

I was wondering if there were a program that would allow access to a directory at a certain time and lock it at a certain time.

I lack the willpower to actually get to work without this kind of push...

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Post by bob » 02/08/02, 3:06 pm

Took a quick look through both memory and the Shell City db--I know of nothing that'll lock directory access on a timed basis. We've got a couple pf progs that'll "hide" directories. And I think a couple that'll lock out users from files, functions, and, presumably, directories. But none use a time function as the access enabler.

So get on it, Lag.

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Post by JohnT » 02/08/02, 3:38 pm

Could Task Scheduler in conjunction with a script, not accomplish this?

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Post by Gerry » 02/08/02, 6:33 pm

Thanx JohnT stole my idea before I got a chance to say it.

As for the script maybe a batch file that does the old Alt+255 trick.
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Post by lagged » 02/08/02, 8:04 pm

Thanks for the suggestions; I'll try to combine the two ideas and hope they work <IMG SRC="/phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif">

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Post by Gerry » 02/11/02, 11:47 pm

This was just listed:

SARCH..........Have you ever wanted a simple way to script time and date command execution? Imagine being able to set up an automated process to compress your server's log files into a subdirectory higharchy each week, or delete certain files after 60 days. Whatever your time based scripting needs (as long as it is just one command), your answer is within AnalogX Sarch. At it's core it's nothing more than a command executor that allows you to insert time and date values into the actual execution string. I know, it sounds technical, but it's actually not that difficult. Just set up a batch file, make a few calls to Sarch, add it to the task scheduler, and next thing you know you're in automation heaven .....(free).....<A href="http://www.analogx.com/contents/downloa ... ch.htm">GO THERE!</A>
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