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Hi y'all

Anyone out there ever tried sending network messages (eg, popups to request logoff) to users who are logged in and using an Access app (in our case an ADE)?

I've done this sorta stuff using sockets, but never specifically with Access apps. I need to contact only those users who are actively in our ADE.

Just wondered if anyone has done it

TIA

Steve
Nov 21 '06 #1
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MMcCarthy
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Hey Steve,

The information on current users is contained in the ldb file that access creates. I'm assuming it does for the ade as well.

The following website should get you started on what you want to do.

http://www.ukaug.co.uk/TPMaintain.asp

Mary

Hi y'all

Anyone out there ever tried sending network messages (eg, popups to request logoff) to users who are logged in and using an Access app (in our case an ADE)?

I've done this sorta stuff using sockets, but never specifically with Access apps. I need to contact only those users who are actively in our ADE.

Just wondered if anyone has done it

TIA

Steve
Nov 21 '06 #2

NeoPa
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I've used 'NET SEND' from the command line, but this has no facility for selecting by running application :(

NET SEND {name | * | /DOMAIN[:name] | /USERS} message
Nov 21 '06 #3

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I've used 'NET SEND' from the command line, but this has no facility for selecting by running application :(
If worse comes to worst, you could probably Shell the NET SEND command.
Nov 22 '06 #4

Expert 100+
P: 218
Thx to NeoPa & Killer42

I'm now thinking:-
Should I use an always-open form with a timer event, which checks a table for messages?
Dunno what impact this would have on performance, tho ;-D

Steve
Nov 22 '06 #5

MMcCarthy
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Thx to NeoPa & Killer42

I'm now thinking:-

Should I use an always-open form with a timer event, which checks a table for messages?
Dunno what impact this would have on performance, tho ;-D

Steve

Not that I'm feeling slighted Steve ;)

But did you see what I said in my post about the ldb file?

Mary
Nov 22 '06 #6

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My humble apologies, Mary.

I had not read the bits of your post following the LDB part (ooops!)

Does an ADE generate an LDB when running against SQL Server?

Pls excuse my ignorance and omission of your name - no offence intended



TIA

Steve
Nov 22 '06 #7

MMcCarthy
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My humble apologies, Mary.

I had not read the bits of your post following the LDB part (ooops!)

Does an ADE generate an LDB when running against SQL Server?

Pls excuse my ignorance and omission of your name - no offence intended



TIA

Steve
Completely unacceptable, I refuse to accept your apology. ;)

Hey Steve

Only joking, but I figured you'd missed the post.

I know an mde does but not sure about an ade. If the application is open it should appear in the same folder as the application. Have a look and see.

Mary
Nov 22 '06 #8

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