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abhijit.nayak01

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:58 pm    Post subject: Need to append date time stamp to destination file
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Hi,
I have a ftp statement i.e.
PUT 'TEST.BACKUP(0)' TESTPC

My requirement is whenever we send the file then the destination file name should be appended with current date time stamp i.e. the destination file name should be TESTPC.AYYMMDD.BHHMMSS.
Here A and B are hard-coded values.

Regards,
Abhijit.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:13 am    Post subject:
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FTP does not have any method to manipulate file names to add dates. You will need to create the FTP parameter in another way and pass the parameter to the FTP step. This has been discussed many, many times on this forum so a forum search will give you several starting points.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply to: Need to append date time stamp to destination file
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I posted a response to a similar question here.
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