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Oracle765
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Hi Professionals


I am trying to write a variable with column headings to a text file but it does not seem to be working and I am not sure where I am going wrong.

It creates a file called file.txtsoftwaremanufacturer and inside the file is the rest of the parameter 'productname','productversion','licensable'

here is my code


alter procedure [dbo].[extractnewheadings]
@importedquery nvarchar(1000)
as
begin
Declare @sCmd varchar(256)
--set @importedquery = REPLACE(@importedquery,',', ''',''' );
--print @importedquery
SET @sCmd = 'echo > C:\inetpub\wwwroot\cleansed\file.txt' + @importedquery + ''
exec master..xp_cmdshell @sCmd, no_output

end

exec extractnewheadings 'softwaremanufacturer,productname,productversion,licensable'



Jeff Moden
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Try this for your command...

SET @sCmd = 'echo ' + @importedquery + ' > "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\cleansed\file.txt"'




Also, you should check any such concatenated variables for "DOS Injection" just like you would for "SQL Injection".

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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