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  • gabelgee
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Thank you for your assistance.

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  • aschone
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Originally posted by gabelgee View Post
    Sorry for all the confusion I think it's because I have been confused. I'm looking for either a batch file or a VB Script that will do a schduled back up from aserver to a group of CPU's using agents. Thank everyone for the help sorry i was not clear at first and still am a little unsure in what direction I should be going in.
    First off this forum is for Alpha5 database users to ask for support regarding Alpha5 products. You are asking for help regarding VBScript or Batch Scripting of a NTBackup job. Neither of which are supported here and as such you will find limited help here. However I have uploaded a batch file that will do what you are asking for. It is in post #3. Have you gotten a chance to look at it? If you still need help I will try to help as best as I can.

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  • gabelgee
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Sorry for all the confusion I think it's because I have been confused. I'm looking for either a batch file or a VB Script that will do a schduled back up from aserver to a group of CPU's using agents. Thank everyone for the help sorry i was not clear at first and still am a little unsure in what direction I should be going in.

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  • aschone
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Sys_Shell

    I think sys_shell can do what you want.

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  • gabelgee
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Sorry for the confusion, I want to pass the string as an argument to a batch file. Thank you

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  • Stan Mathews
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    In xbasic you perform variable substitution like this.

    Code:
    DateString= "Date:~6,4%.%Date:~3,2%.%Date:~0,2"
    
    
    cmd = "%WinDir%\syetem32\ntbackup.exe backup \"@C:\BackupTasks\Daily.bks\" /n \"Backup_%"+DateString+"%\" /d \"Backup_%"+DateString+"%\" /v:no /r:yes /rs:no /hc:off /m normal /j \"Backup_%"+DateString+"%\" /l:s /f \"C:\Bckups\Backup-%"+DateString+"%.bkf\""
    
    ? cmd
    = %WinDir%\syetem32\ntbackup.exe backup "@C:\BackupTasks\Daily.bks" /n "Backup_%Date:~6,4%.%Date:~3,2%.%Date:~0,2%" /d "Backup_%Date:~6,4%.%Date:~3,2%.%Date:~0,2%" /v:no /r:yes /rs:no /hc:off /m normal /j "Backup_%Date:~6,4%.%Date:~3,2%.%Date:~0,2%" /l:s /f "C:\Bckups\Backup-%Date:~6,4%.%Date:~3,2%.%Date:~0,2%.bkf"

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  • aschone
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Originally posted by gabelgee
    In my orginal message I' looking to pass the last string as a batch file
    Your question is confusing.
    You want to pass the string as an argument to a batch file or do you want to save the string to a batch file?

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  • gabelgee
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    In my orginal message I' looking to pass the last string as a batch file so I can get my back up going. Thanks

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  • aschone
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    I would like to help you; really I would. However I am not understanding what it is you are wanting or needing.

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  • gabelgee
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    Hey thanks thats cool, and yes it is very different down here. Anyhow I wanted to create this back up script and wanna test it. Any suggestions? And would you walk me through the code you sent, I'm looking for the last line of code.
    Abel :)

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  • MikeC
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Well, most times it is most beneficial to keep questions (and answers) on the message board. I and others have taken some questions off-board when they are just too hard to fathom the problem and there is a need to do so to eliminate guesswork and such. The issue you are having difficulty with has not gotten to that point yet as you have not given enough information (attach the actual text file as Stan suggested).

    Also, I cannot imagine meeting off-board with someone when I do not even know their first name!!

    (must have been quite a change moving from Appleton to south Texas btw!)

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  • gabelgee
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    Hey Mike i just moved to S.Texas from Appleton, it would be great if i could throw some x-basic questions at you if thats oK ...

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  • Stan Mathews
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    Re: X Basic convert to VbScript

    Why would you attach a screenshot of what is basically a text file? Why not just attach the file itself?

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  • Al Buchholz
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    what is the error?

    You may need to save the image as a smaller jpg or png

    What file type are you using and what is the file size?

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  • gabelgee
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    I'm trying to attach a screen shot of the batch file and all i get is an error could someone help direct this back up file code.

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