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I want to execute a file copy,  using vbscript and have builtin validation of the file copy.

Posted on 2007-08-08
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
How can this be done ?
I want the script to check whether it has copied a certain directory and then delete it.
Question by:itbabe
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Accepted Solution

Tony Massa earned 2000 total points
ID: 19654672
Generally, the file will copy fine, or create an Err Code.  For instance, if the network connection goes down in the middle, the script will throw an error, but if it's REALLY important, you can MD5 checksum both files before deleting it:


Copy A File:
Const OverwriteExisting = TRUE

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
objFSO.CopyFile "C:\FSO\ScriptLog.txt" , "D:\Archive\", OverwriteExisting

Move A File (Copy/Delete)

Const OverwriteExisting = TRUE

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
objFSO.CopyFile "C:\FSO\ScriptLog.txt" , "D:\Archive\", OverwriteExisting

If err.Number = 0 Then
  WScript.Echo "There was an error: " & err.Description
End If
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Expert Comment

by:Richard Quadling
ID: 20379092
You could also use the DOS COPY command with the /V parameter.

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