Dos For loop

Posted on 2008-06-10
Last Modified: 2008-07-31
Hi Experts,

I am trying to copy a list of zip files from a shared drive to my drive.
The problem is that the zip files differ slightly (time stamped) and I can only pull one down

    1 file(s) copied.

I guess what I need to do is give each copy a counter value but Im having problems doing this.

Can you please help.

REM 09/02/2007
REM This script will grab the CALCULATOR logs from each blade on each server listed in OFFLINE_Servers.txt
FOR /F "skip=1 tokens=1 usebackq" %%i in (OFFLINE_Servers.txt) do  copy \\%%i\c$\calypso\calypso\Calculator8806_OFFLINE_60008.log_* \\clypcalb10l\d$\pb_utility\rafter\ 

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Question by:Margin_Walker
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gs121 earned 75 total points
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Why not xcopy

xcopy \\\c$\calypso\calypso\Calculator8806_OFFLINE_60008.* c:\logs\128.x.x.x\data......
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by:Richard Quadling
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There are several choices.

1 - Copy everything using gs121's suggestion.
2 - Copy the latest one.
3 - Copy all but rename them with a counter.

Which door will you choose? Remember, you can only choose one door!!!

(Now hop around like an over excited member to the public on some cheesy game show!).

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