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VBS Script Modification Pt4

Posted on 2012-03-11
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Can an Expert, please tell me why this script won't work?

# $language = "VBScript"
# $interface = "1.0"

Sub Main()

Dim szLogFilename
Dim g_szLogNameTemplate g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY -

HOST.log"
szLogFilename = g_szLogNameTemplate
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "HOST", szHost)
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "MM", NN(Month(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "DD", NN(Day(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "YYYY", Year(Now))

crt.session.logfilename = szLogFilename

End Sub

Cheers

Carlton
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by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37706727
what's the error? which line?
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 37706786
sedgwick,

Thanks for responding. Attached is the error message.

Cheers

Carlton
scripterror2.jpg
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by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37706803
change this line:

Dim g_szLogNameTemplate g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY -

to this line:

Dim g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY -
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 37706819
sedgwick,

having made the change I get the following error
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Expert Comment

by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37706845
try this:


# $language = "VBScript"
# $interface = "1.0"

Sub Main()

Dim szLogFilename
set g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY - HOST.log"

szLogFilename = g_szLogNameTemplate
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "HOST", szHost)
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "MM", NN(Month(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "DD", NN(Day(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "YYYY", Year(Now))

crt.session.logfilename = szLogFilename

End Sub

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by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37706849
btw, you can use FormatDateTime to format your date time in a single line without calling Replace on the string:

http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/func_formatdatetime.asp
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 37706872
Hi Sedgwick,

Thanks again for responding. I'm getting the attached error
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by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37706880
that was originally in your script, if i think that i know what u meant then try this:



# $language = "VBScript"
# $interface = "1.0"

Sub Main()

Dim szLogFilename
set g_shell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
set g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY - HOST.log"

szLogFilename = g_szLogNameTemplate
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "HOST", szHost)
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "MM", NN(Month(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "DD", NN(Day(Now)))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "YYYY", Year(Now))

crt.session.logfilename = szLogFilename

End Sub
                                            

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Meir Rivkin earned 1500 total points
ID: 37706891
here's the script that should run without an error except you forgot to set the szHost variable.

Dim g_shell, g_szLogNameTemplate, szLogFilename
set g_shell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY - HOST.log"

szLogFilename = g_szLogNameTemplate
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "HOST", szHost)
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "MM", Month(Now))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "DD", Day(Now))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "YYYY", Year(Now))

MsgBox szLogFilename 

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by:cpatte7372
ID: 37707574
Hi Sedgwick,


I added the script above as follows:


# $language = "VBScript"
# $interface = "1.0"

Sub Main()


Dim g_shell, g_szLogNameTemplate, szLogFilename
set g_shell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
g_szLogNameTemplate = g_shell.SpecialFolders("MyDocuments") & "\MM-DD-YYYY - HOST.log"

szLogFilename = g_szLogNameTemplate
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "HOST", szHost)
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "MM", Month(Now))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "DD", Day(Now))
szLogFilename = Replace(szLogFilename, "YYYY", Year(Now))

crt.session.logfilename = szLogFilename

MsgBox szLogFilename

End Sub


However I got the following error message, please see attached
scripterror5.jpg
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Expert Comment

by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37707658
My mistake, replace the wscript line to:
 set g_shell=CreateObject(...
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Author Comment

by:cpatte7372
ID: 37708020
Hi Sedgwick,

Sorry for not responding sooner. I have been working on another script that I have recently posted that is more important. I wonder if you can help me with it. Its VBS Modification PT6.

Would be great if you could assist me with that.

In the meantime, I will try your modification here.

Cheers

Carlton
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 37712371
Thanks
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Expert Comment

by:Meir Rivkin
ID: 37713168
10x for the points but why grade B?
My solution for u was spot on.
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