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sql server delete file with script

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Hi,

I am using sql server and with bcp i created a file how can i delete that file from sql server with script
please help

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R8VI
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Hi,
ie: xp_cmdshell 'del c:\delete-me-file.txt'
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If you have xp_cmdshell enabled (most likely not), you can use

exec xp_cmdshell 'del C:\path\to\filename.ext'

If not you can try COM and Scripting.FileSystemObject

http://www.kodyaz.com/articles/delete-file-from-sql-server-xp-cmdshell-ole-automation-procedures.aspx

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