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I have a script that net send's a message that something is happening. I do not want the user to be able to click OK or close  the alert or anything until the event has happened. Is there a way to have a yes/no type thing, like vbYesNo, using net send? Here's how it is used in my .cmd script:

@echo off
ftp -s:ftp-ls.scr ftp.host.com > %temp%\ftp-ls.tmp 2>&1
find /i "FromOffice.mdb" "%temp%\ftp-ls.tmp"
If "%errorlevel%" == "1" (
Net Send %computername% You Already Have The Most Current Data File. No File Was Downloaded.
Goto End
)
Net Send %computername% Now Downloading The Most Current Data File.
ftp -s:ftp-get.scr ftp.host.com > NUL
copy C:\mdb_download\FromOffice.mdb C:\FromOffice.mdb
Net Send %computername% Download Complete.
:End
del %temp%\ftp-ls.tmp
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by:Mazaraat
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You would have to rework the script into a vbscript, but yes it can be done.  I will post a script either later tonight, or tomorrow morning for you that will do this.
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by:horstuff
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Thank you, thank you. A vbscript would be perfect if that would work (because I have worked with them a little bit before). Thanks.
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Mazaraat earned 375 total points
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I started to write you a script and realized it was going to take awhile, but came across this one already mostly completed =)

I could hve it check sizes to verify if the file is the same to make sure it has the latest file...?


'===============Cut-N-Paste==============
Option Explicit
On Error Resume Next

Dim WshShell, FSO

Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
      msgbox "File transfer inprogress, click ok and wait for Next Message",1
WshShell.Run "ftp -s:c:\scripts\workarea\ftp_check.scr FTP_HOST_NAME",2,True
      IF FSo.fileexists("c:\fromoffice.mdb") then
      msgbox "File transfer complete",1
      End If
Set FSO = nothing
Set Wshshell = nothing
'===============Cut-N-Paste==============

Code inside something like this:
ftp.scr
'===============Cut-N-Paste==============
open ftp.yourserver.com
username
password
cd mdb_download
get FromOffice.mdb C:\FromOffice.mdb
bye
'===============Cut-N-Paste==============
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by:horstuff
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Thanks.
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