SQL Clone
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


create report with date suffix


create report with date suffix

Author
Message
snomadj
snomadj
Right there with Babe
Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 752 Visits: 670
I need to create a report & run weekly to output to file on server with filename_date×uffix.txt.

The original report (which is just procedure output) runs as a job.

For security reasons, xp_cmdshell is disabled & I can't invoke a cmd script from jobs (to pop a suffix onto the end of the filename).

What is the best & simplest way to do this?

Thank you.

Smile

2005 sp4 ent
Orlando Colamatteo
Orlando Colamatteo
SSC-Dedicated
SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 36886 Visits: 14411
Is PowerShell installed on the server? You could do this in a CmdExec step type:

%windir%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy ByPass -Command "& {$x=(Get-Date -Format "yyyyMMdd_HHmmss");Move-Item -Path "C:\@\FlatFile.txt" -Destination "C:\@\FlatFile_$x.txt"}"

Just change yyyyMMdd_HHmmss to match the timestamp format you want (see the options here) and the two paths to match your environment.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________
There are no special teachers of virtue, because virtue is taught by the whole community. --Plato
snomadj
snomadj
Right there with Babe
Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)Right there with Babe (752 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 752 Visits: 670
Hi, I'm sorry I forgot to say thanks.

That's great. It's quite restricted where I work so we don't have ps on this server but I've been able to link it to another server that does & use your idea.

I thought there would be a less convoluted way that going server to server for me, but, given the restrictions I have ... this way works so thank you.

Smile
Orlando Colamatteo
Orlando Colamatteo
SSC-Dedicated
SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)SSC-Dedicated (36K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 36886 Visits: 14411
You're quite welcome. Thanks for posting back.

__________________________________________________________________________________________________
There are no special teachers of virtue, because virtue is taught by the whole community. --Plato
Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search