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Hi, think this is the right forum?! I have a classic ASP script that works a treat to calculate directory sizes and write them back to a database, code below. The problem I have is I need to run the script in task scheduler on Windows server which you can't do with a .asp file. Apparently a .vbs file will.

Anyone know how I get this script to work and to be able to test it out?

Thanks for looking. (Raw ASP below)



Dim connStrmpro
Set connStrmpro = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
'connStr.Open "Provider=SQLOLEDB; Data Source = (CONCISE-HOST3\SQLEXPRESS); Initial Catalog = wce_site; User Id = sa; Password=concise"
connStrmpro.Open "PROVIDER=SQLOLEDB;DATA SOURCE=,1433;UID=sa;PWD=password;DATABASE=mysite_db"

 'Option explicit

dim fso
dim objlogfile
dim objFolder
dim s
dim showfoldersize
dim dataFolder
dim colSubfolders
dim strsubfolders
dim objsubfolder
dim myDay 
    Function pd(n, totalDigits) 
        if totalDigits > len(n) then 
            pd = String(totalDigits-len(n),"0") & n 
            pd = n 
        end if 
    End Function
'Get Current DAte and Time
myDay = YEAR(Date()) & _ 
        "/" & Pd(Month(date()),1) & _ 
        "/" & Pd(DAY(date()),1)

		myDay = myDay& " "&time() 
Set dctSizes = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
dctSizes.Add 1073741824, " GB"
dctSizes.Add 1048576, " MB"
dctSizes.Add 1024, " KB"
dctSizes.Add 0, " Bytes"

set fso=createobject("scripting.filesystemobject")

Set objFolder = fso.GetFolder("e:\web\")

Set colsubfolders = objFolder.subfolders

For each objsubfolder in colSubfolders
	intSize = objsubfolder.size
	For Each intThreshold In dctSizes
		If intSize > intThreshold Then
			strSize = Round(intSize / intThreshold, 2)
			strSize = strSize & dctSizes(intThreshold)
			Exit For
		End If


qryinsnewlist = "INSERT INTO wce_dir_sizes (dir, size, serverip, recordedtime, day, month, year) VALUES (('"& (objsubfolder.name) &"'), ('"& (strSize) &"'), ('"& ("") &"'), ('"& (myDay) &"'), ('"& (Day(date)) &"'), ('"& (Month(date)) &"'), ('"& (Year(date)) &"'))"
Set oRsinsnewlist = connStrmpro.Execute(qryinsnewlist)



For starters, remove the <% and %> tags, and change "Server.CreateObject" to just "CreateObject". Save as a vbs file and type "cscript myscript.vbs" at a command prompt (or double-click the vbs) to run it and check for errors.

Also, your reference to "e:\web\" may not work unless you are executing the script on the same server as the ASP page was on.


And, response.write string is replaced by wscript.echo string


Hi Guitarzan,

Thank you so much for your advice, that worked perfectly!

Thanks again.

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