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XCOPY parameter

I'm using the following batch script to copy a file off the server to my C drive.

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@echo
net use z: \\nnsql\application /user:server\username password
set tdate=%DATE:~4,2%%DATE:~7,2%
XCOPY  Z:\testcopy_cmd.txt C:\Nnsqlbck\testcopy_cmd_%tdate%.txt /c /i
exit
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When I execute the above script file it prompts me for following. see below.
 
C:\My Documents>XCOPY  Z:\testcopy_cmd.txt C:\Nnsqlbck\testcopy_cmd_1123.txt /c /i
Does C:\Nnsqlbck\testcopy_cmd_1123.txt specify a file name
or directory name on the target
(F = file, D = directory)?

Is there a  parameter (i.e. /c../i...etc) that I can use to eliminate the above prompt so it can be copied automatically.  When I type the letter F, it copies the file.
Help.
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NBilly
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NBilly
3 Solutions
 
jacobhooverCommented:
Well,
  per the MS help file,
/i : If Source is a directory or contains wildcards and Destination does not exist, xcopy assumes destination specifies a directory name and creates a new directory. Then, xcopy copies all specified files into the new directory. By default, xcopy prompts you to specify whether Destination is a file or a directory.

buy why not just use copy?  The normal copy command should work for you.

Jake
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NBillyAuthor Commented:
I'll try your suggestion.  Thanks.
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Julian HansenCommented:
Another way is to do pipe F to the command

echo F | xcopy Z:\testcopy_cmd.txt C:\Nnsqlbck\testcopy_cmd_%tdate%.txt /c /i /y

Depending on whether or not you want to overwrite an existing file you might want to add the /y paramter.


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RanjeetRainCommented:
Try this:

echo f | XCOPY  Z:\testcopy_cmd.txt C:\Nnsqlbck\testcopy_cmd_%tdate%.txt /c
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