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Notify Person about bug deadline

How do I notify a person about the deadline of a bug assigned to hime one day before the deadline date.
      Say if the person has to fix a bug by mm/dd/yy date, then he has to receive a notification about this, one day before the deadline.

How can we do this?

Jerry Pereira
Wednesday, March 26, 2003

The day before a fix-for you can do a filter for all open bugs on that fix-for.  At the bottom of the screen is a link that says "Send email reminder to these people" which will notify them that they have bugs to fix for tomorrow.

Michael H. Pryor
Thursday, March 27, 2003

Can I automate this process?

Jerry Pereira
Wednesday, April 2, 2003

The best way I can think of automating this would be to write a VB Script that you schedule to run daily using Windows Scheduler service. 
In the script you do a query to grab all the bugs that have a FixFor tomorrow (you will need to do a lookup in the FixFor table and get the correct ixFixFor to do the query against). 
Then send them the email reminder.  If you look at the massmail.asp, I'm sure you can re-use the code in there to actually compose and send the messages for you with only minor modification.


Tuesday, April 8, 2003

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