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run sql files through batch file

Last Modified: 2013-01-01
i need to run few sql files that hv stored procudures in them through a batch files , i dont know anything much abt how to do that , plz help with an example
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sqlcmd -E -S yoursqlinstance -i backup.sql
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ok i ran it and it works fine , now i need is to run the batch file to another pc on the network so the sql execution occurs on tht pc , how do i achieve this ?? plz help

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