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Posted on 2011-02-28
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I keep trying with bcp command , but keep on failing with the same erros

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Tools\Binn>bcp TestDBA.dbo.LOggingA queryout G:\December.txt "select * from LoggingA with (nolock) where date_time between  '2010-12-31 23:59:59.99
9' and '2011-01-31 23:59:59.999'"  -S Testserver 4 -T -c -b 100000
Unknown argument 'select * from LoggingA with (nolock) where date_time between  '2010-12-31 23:59:59.999' and '2011-01-31 23:59:59.999'' on command line.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 2000 total points
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you want to do this way:
bcp "select * from LoggingA with (nolock) where date_time >= '2011-01-01' and date_time < '2011-02-01'" queryout G:\January.txt  -S Testserver 4 -T -c -b 100000

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Thanks agneIII it works,
But If I want to have the query in text file and let the bcp call the files what should be the parameter ? any advise ?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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you cannot use a query from a text file when using bcp.
for that, you could use the sqlcmd command line tool
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