Using a Dynamic Filename in SQL Server 2000 DTS FTP Task
Posted on 2007-03-19
I am trying to write a SQL Server 2000 DTS package that will pull down a file using SQL Server's "FTP TASK". The catch is... the file that I am trying to pull down has a filename that is based on the date that the file was created. For example: the filename is '03012007.ZIP' on March 1st, 2007. On March 2nd, 2007, the filename will be: '03022007.ZIP', etc... I will need to write a VB Script that will dynamically create the name each day.
What would I do to my DTS 'FTP Task' so that I can pass it the dynamic filename each day?
*I ask that you please be as specific as possible in your responses since I am so new with DTS.