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Time interval shutdown

Time interval shutdown

Time interval shutdown

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I am looking for a way to use the time interval to automatically shut down a database after a period of inactivity.  It is health care related and HIPPA requirements dictate this.
Any thoughts on the code would be appreciated.
And where the code should be inserted- into the main data entry form?
I followed these instructions from Microsoft but not sure where to put this form

Private Sub Form_Timer()

Const IDLEMINUTES = 15

Static PrevControlName As String
Static PrevFormName As String
Static ExpiredTime As Variant

Dim ActiveControlName As String
Dim ActiveFormName As String
Dim ExpiredMinutes As Variant


On Error Resume Next

'Get the active form and control name

ActiveFormName = Screen.ActiveForm.Name
    If Err Then
    ActiveFormName = "No Active Form"
    Err = 0
End If

ActiveControlName = Screen.ActiveControl.Name
    If Err Then
    ActiveControlName = "No Active Control"
    Err = 0
End If

'Record the current active names and reset ExpiredTime if:
'1. They have not been recorded yet (code is running for the first time).
'2. The previous names are different than the current ones (the user has done something different during the timer interval).
If (PrevControlName = "") Or (PrevFormName = "") Or (ActiveFormName <> PrevFormName) Or (ActiveControlName <> PrevControlName) Then
    PrevControlName = ActiveControlName
    PrevFormName = ActiveFormName
    ExpiredTime = 0
Else
    'user was idle during interval , so increment the total expired time
    ExpiredTime = ExpiredTime + Me.TimerInterval
End If

'Does the total expired time exceed the IDLEMINUTES?
    ExpiredMinutes = (ExpiredTime / 1000) / 60
    If ExpiredMinutes >= IDLEMINUTES Then
'reset expired time to zero
    ExpiredTime = 0
'and call the IdleTimeDetected sub
    IdleTimeDetected ExpiredMinutes
End If

End Sub

Sub IdleTimeDetected(ExpiredMinutes As Variant)
Dim Msg As String
Msg = "No user activity detected in the last "
Msg = Msg & ExpiredMinutes & " minutes!"
MsgBox Msg, 48
Application.Quit acSaveYes
End Sub


RE: Time interval shutdown

This looks like Access VBA which is covered better in forum705. This forum is for general database issues rather than specific coding for one particular database front end.

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RE: Time interval shutdown



Shutdown the whole database after a period of Inactivity or a single users Session?   

On the other hand if your database only supports one user at a time I guess that is one in the same requirement.

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