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Create Logs while transferring folder from one server to another server through vbscript

Sudhanshum asked
Last Modified: 2017-03-28
Hi I have one folder present on my server and I have created script to transfer that folder everyday to different server,What i am looking is that while transferring it should maintain logs and if any error comes then i want to send email to me ,So i should be aware that transfer got failed.Below is script I am using,Please help.

Public Str4
 Public topath
 Public Frompath
 Public Filename

'Values of variables set
strDriveLetter = "Z:"
strRemotePath = "\\\dumpsDB1"
strUser = "User"
strPassword = "User"
strProfile = "false"

' ************** Setting Network Drive **************

Set objNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath, _
strProfile, strUser, strPassword

' ************** System Parameters **************

 Frompath= strDriveLetter

Str4= "cmd /C copy " &  Frompath &"\"&Filename &" " & topath 
'msgbox Str4

	On Error Resume Next
	Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
	retval = oShell.Run( Str4, 1, True)
	Set oShell = Nothing

' ************** Deleting Network Drive **************

objNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive strDriveLetter

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