Server Scheduling App Updated

MacSOS Software has released a new version of their "cron" scheduler, MacAT. Version 5.4 adds several new features, and offers improved performance and stability. According to MacSOS:

MacAT - The automated task scheduling application for Macintosh server administrators.

MacAT v5.4 features include

  • Re-implemented the On/Off checkbox. Tasks can be temporarily disabled while still retaining their scheduling information.
  • New Task: "Hide All Applications".

MacAT is a "cron" task scheduling application for Macintosh server administrators. It is a PowerPC application that allows 38 of the most common MacOS tasks to be run daily, weekly, fortnightly, monthly or yearly without user intervention.

These scheduled tasks include:
Launching Applications, Files and AppleScripts; Quitting individual applications or alternatively quitting all currently running processes; Rename and Delete any File or Folder; Hide and Show applications, Mount remote AppleShare volumes; Copy Files or Folders to mounted AppleShare volumes; Unmount nominated AppleShare volumes; Restart or shutdown the Macintosh, eject Zip disks and send eMail.

MacAT is available for US$49. You can find more information at the MacSOS web site.