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BCP works fine but dosen't work

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This command runs without error
Exec master..xp_cmdShell 'bcp "select * from MyDB.dbo.ftpinf" queryout C:\test.txt -c -T'

the bcp runs fine. No errors but also no file is created?!!?

heres the result
NULL
Starting copy...
NULL
4 rows copied.
Network packet size (bytes): 4096
Clock Time (ms.) Total     : 1      Average : (4000.00 rows per sec.)
NULL

Any ideas??
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Question by:janmishkin
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by:GMGenius
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I think your problem is the file path
Try a drive and folder not on C:\ root
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by:robertg34
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Are you running the commands directly on the server or on a client ?  This command will place the output file on the c drive of the sql server, not on the c drive of your client where you are running ssms.  
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I needed an -S[ServernaME] TAG
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