I am very new when it comes to batch files and I need to copy some files from a directory to another on a windows 2003 server.
I have writeen a simple batch file which looks like this:@echo
SET newDir=D: est
COPY "D:New_Files*.dat" "D: est*.dat"
rem dir c:windows
This is all work, bt the problem I am having is that I only need to copy across files whose date is in the past, i.e.:
The list of files is this
Today is the 15th December 2009 and the file for today would like *20091215.dat. I need to copy all and only the files whose date is prior to today, so I should just move the below files:
I have searched high and low on the web and could not find anything: can you please advise on a solution or anywhere where I can find a way to do it?