Script for copying a file to a remote host.

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I am looking for a script that can help me copy a file or set of files into a directory on a remote host.
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         Hi Raymond
                 copy c:\x\*.* \\remotecomputer\remoteshare\

                 *.* indicates all files
 
               copy c:\x\spesific.txt \\remotecomputer\remoteshare\

                 above copies spesific file.
 
                You can create a bat file and insert this line in it, then run it whenever you want by double-clicking. Or you can schedule it via scheduled tasks in system tools

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Thanks Mr Husy.
If you want a little more secure kind of copy, you can use a little-known Microsoft program called RoboCopy that has a lot more features, such as just specifying a UNC name rather than having to map a network drive.  If the mapping fails, so will copy or xcopy.  You can also use RoboCopy in batch files as Mr. Husy explained.
Robocopy is indeed vastly superior to XCOPY.

You could also consider the freeware SyncBackSE v4 (http://www.2brightsparks.com/downloads.html).

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