troubleshooting Question

Error sending Unix command from Batch file over plink (asterisk issue)

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Im having trouble sendin the next command over plink from a batch file, its an asterisk issue.

I can execute it directly with putty or winscp command mode obtaining the result i need, however since i need to handle the output filename i need to call it from a batch file and im getting an error.

This is the command i have on the batch file (it returns the file name i need) that should write the filename in a given txt file (filename_here.txt)

plink -P 22 -l username -pw password machine.extension "ls -alrt C*.TXT | tail -1 | awk '{print $NF}'" >> filename_here.txt 2>&1

The output should be


however this is whats written in my txt file:

C*.TXT: No such file or directory
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