Copy the file through script and file generation

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Hi ...

OS Win 2008 R2 64bit.
I experienced some issues while settings up backup for PostgreSQL...found compatible issue. Finally decided to run script for copy the backup file with file generation.

I am good at script, request your help...

Backup.bak file store in local drive, location d:\data\back\backup.audit
I want to run the script which will copy the file everyday or weekly from the above location to D:\generation

I am looking for script which will copy the file in sequence with date and time it copy..also possible of having log file to know the file name change from source file to new file name with ddmmyyyyhhmmss.

Can you please help me....
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@echo off
set datetimef=%date:~-4%_%date:~-7,2%_%date:~-10,2%_%time:~0,2%_%time:~3,2%_%time:~6,2%
echo %datetime%
cp d:\data\back\backup.audit D:\generation\backup_%datetime%.audit

the above script creates out put in format  backup_2014_28_02_13_08_43.audit

you can then invoke the script from windows scheduler

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/schedule-task#1TC=windows-7

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thanks I will check and let you know soon.....
Small correction it should be set datetime= instead of set datetimef= in second line
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getting an error

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Windows Script Host
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Script:      F:\bac\move.vbs
Line:      1
Char:      1
Error:      Invalid character
Code:      800A0408
Source:       Microsoft VBScript compilation error

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OK  
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@echo off
set datetime=%date:~-4%_%date:~-7,2%_%date:~-10,2%_%time:~0,2%_%time:~3,2%_%time:~6,2%
echo %datetime%
cp f:\data\back\backup.audit f:\generation\backup_%datetime%.audit
what i had given is batch script save it as mov.bat

Author

Commented:
I tried both ....    .bat and .vbs
It didn't work
how are you running the script?
I guess you should save the file as ANSI encoding as below (use nodepad) snapshot

Author

Commented:
i get below error now..


2014_03_03_17_26_54
'cp' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Press any key to continue . . .

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Commented:
@echo off
set datetime=%date:~-4%_%date:~-7,2%_%date:~-10,2%_%time:~0,2%_%time:~3,2%_%time:~6,2%
echo %datetime%
copy "D:\Backup\from DB\backup.bak" "D:\Backup\to CommVault\backup_%datetime%.bak"

it worked finally....
change is required.
copy instead cp.

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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 300 points for vikas_madhusudana's comment #a39894151
Assisted answer: 100 points for vikas_madhusudana's comment #a39894478
Assisted answer: 0 points for Skumar_CCSA's comment #a39900053

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All three of worked for solution.
points shared...

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Commented:
this issue is resolved....
i gave points also...
want to close it...so that it will not list in my open question.

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wrongly clicked close button while using iphone

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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 450 points for vikas_madhusudana's comment #a39894151
Assisted answer: 25 points for vikas_madhusudana's comment #a39894478
Assisted answer: 0 points for Skumar_CCSA's comment #a39900053

for the following reason:

correct code.

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correct code.....

@echo off
set datetime=%date:~-4%_%date:~-7,2%_%date:~-10,2%_%time:~0,2%_%time:~3,2%_%time:~6,2%
echo %datetime%
copy "D:\Backup\from DB\backup.bak" "D:\Backup\to CommVault\backup_%datetime%.bak"

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Commented:
your script worked well..
you also responded fast..
thanks to help.

little correction required.

copy d:\data\back\backup.audit D:\generation\backup_%datetime%.audit

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