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Batch Help

Batch Help

Batch Help

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I am in need of a batch program that will copy dated folders from local machines back to the server.  The batch file will be run from each user on the server.  The following scipt works well except I need to get the previous days folder and not the current.  Any suggestions?  Also, is there a way to zip the folder once it's copied using a batch command?

@ECHO OFF
ECHO.
ECHO Copying today's folder...
FOR /F "tokens=2-4 DELIMS=/ " %%F IN ('date /T') DO (set v_date=%%H%%F%%G)
MD q:\Archive\%v_date%
ECHO.
ECHO Copying '%v_date%'...
COPY /V /Z "v:\aloha\%v_date%" "q:\Archive\%v_date%"
ECHO.
copy /Y v:\aloha\*.txt q:
ECHO Finished copying.
ECHO.

RE: Batch Help

>Also, is there a way to zip the folder once it's copied using a batch command?

you'll need a zipping tool working from command line.
Like, PKZip from PKWare.

RE: Batch Help

How about writing a little basic program to calculate yesterday's date and sending it to the batch file.

Or, run the program at the end of the day in which (tomorrow) yesterday's are today's files.

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