batch file to rename alert.log with the date
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  1. #1
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    Apr 2001
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    Does anyone have a batch file (I'm on NT) that will rename the alert.log with the date added to it? I'm looking into writing this myself, but it is proving to be more problematic than expected. Hoping to save some time...

    Thanks
    -mcslain

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2000
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    @ECHO Off
    FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2,3,4 DELIMS=/, " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET DYNOM=%%A
    FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2,3,4 DELIMS=/, " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET DYMON=%%B
    FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2,3,4 DELIMS=/, " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET DYDT=%%C
    FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2,3,4 DELIMS=/, " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET DYYR=%%D

    ren alert.log "Alert-"%DYNOM%-%DYMON%-%DYDT%-%DYYR%.log

    Hope this helps

    Anurag
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    It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.


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