sql database back up using a .bat file

I am trying to create a script that will delete an existing back up at a specific location (a)
and Create a back up of the database to the same location (a)

Also trying to achieve the same with restoring the database
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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
Just use the script provided over here:


And do it the reverse way for your Restoration script too.

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incidentally, you can use the SQL extended sp xp_delete_file to delete backup files directly from within SQL.
Alpesh PatelAssistant ConsultantCommented:
You can do easily using SSIS packages.
There are some task to maintain SQL Server objects and else more.
You should look into utilizing SQL Maintenance plans as this is a built in part of the system in SQL 2005+.  

Steve WalesSenior Database AdministratorCommented:
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