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Script to Copy and Rename an Excel file Between Network Shares

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Scripting LanguagesPowershellWindows Server 2008
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I have an XLS file that is updated once a day on a network share. The network share is \\company.com\Reports\Daily
The file name is a randomly generated file name with an *.xls extension.

I need a script that I can setup as a daily scheduled task that will:

-Take the *.xls file with the most recent last modified date located in: \\company.com\Reports\Daily folder
-Rename that file to the name: active.xls
-Copy that file to a location in: \\ServerName\Reports with the name Active.xls
(The order of bullet points 2 or 3 does not matter, the end result of the script just requires that I have the latest version of the *.xls file on the specific server with the name Active.xls)

The reason for this is I have an application at the destination server that calls for this specific file name, so in order to completely automate this process without having to manually rename the file every day, I would like this in a scheduled task script.

Thank you.
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