Scheduled download of .zip file

Posted on 2011-04-27
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I need a way to schedule an automated daily download of a small .zip file from an http site and unzip it into a shared folder. I need it to have zero user interaction. Running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64x.

Thanks for any help!
Question by:deanavey
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laloceh earned 500 total points
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You can make a .bat file that runs the following tools and its commands and then schedule it to run

1-Run a tool like WGET that allows you to download a file from an HTTP site

2- You can use a tool like unz552xN.exe to unzip the file


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