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Subject: Re: Downloading an XML file over HTTP on Windows 2000
From: Eckenberger Axel <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:General discussion of Extensible Markup Language <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 18 Oct 2000 16:24:07 +0200

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I thin it might be possible to write a script that can be started with the
scheduling service and then pulls down the file and stores it in the

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Janak Parekh [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 8:10 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Downloading an XML file over HTTP on Windows 2000
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to download an XML file from a client's servers
> to our servers
> over HTTP. I need to download it from their server every 15
> mins. The URL
> that the client gave me is an ASP file w/ a querystring
> "&xml=1". So, I'm
> assuming that asp page loads the XML page when it sees the querystring
> "xml".
> I've been researching on a way to automate this process on
> Windows 2000
> w/out much success. I've tried looking at the Windows
> Scripting Host, but it
> doesn't have any method/property to access an external URL at a given
> schedule and download the file.
> If someone has already done something like this w/ success,
> can you help me
> out w/ this?
> Thanks,
> Janak

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