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RAR inside VBscript code

Posted on 2008-10-28
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The code below is rename folder to today's name
I need also to compress the result file in to folder name "_archive"  as:  
E:\Inventory Files\inventory\_archive\20081028.rar

how can I make this?
please help
strMonth = Month(Date)
If Len(strMonth) = 1 Then
strMonth = "0" & strMonth
End If
strDay = Day(Date)
If Len(strDay) = 1 Then
strDay = "0" & strDay
End If
strYear = Year(Date)
StrHour=Hour(Time)
StrDate = StrYear & StrMonth & StrDay
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
objFSO.MoveFolder "E:\Inventory Files\inventory" , "E:\Inventory Files\" & StrDate

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by:Jared Luker
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The easiest thing to do would just use the command line RAR utility with the Run command in vbscript.

The file is located in c:\program files\winrar\rar.exe

The syntax can be found here:

http://www.rarreg.com/users_manual.php
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by:ahmed_bq
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thanks jared_luker:

but I ned to insert rar command in vbscript using my variables as my quistion above!
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by:Jared Luker
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You can use your variables within the run command
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