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new tech guy, Sep 14, 2008 #12 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 I'm guessing the lines in green are the typos you found? Batch files will seldom be perfect right away. Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length Forum only search News: Home Probably the most familiar example is MORE: DIR /S | MORE where the MORE command accepts DIR's Standard Output at its own Standard Input, chops the stream in blocks of 25 this contact form

Join our site today to ask your question. As far as i understand outlook, pretty much everything is saved in there although i never saw account settings anywhere, gotta look for a way to output a file of that Not sure if it's useful for anything more advanced. With Debug set to 0, they won't be redirected.

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Ask ! Modifying backup directories.... To illustrate my story there are some examples you can try for yourself. You can redirect STDERR to a file as well, but not the same file to which the STDOUT is being sent.

Jerry TheOutcaste, Sep 14, 2008 #9 new tech guy Thread Starter Joined: Mar 27, 2006 Messages: 5,178 I also had a code request....sort of. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Set Debug to 1 and they will. Batch File On Error Resume Next I can get the program that I ran's return code via %errorlevel%.

I am considering parts of what you have given me however, like the if string you have for the network directories. One problem with this is that anything that requires a user response is written to STDOUT -- and since it is being redirected, you'll never see it; for example, a prompt What to tell to a rejected candidate? Note however, that a space between an ECHO command and a > will be redirected too.

Can anyone give me any pointers? Batch File Error Handling Tutorial share|improve this answer answered Dec 16 '15 at 12:28 kromakollision 414 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign rmdir G:\laptop_backup\backup3 /s /q >>C:\backup\log.txt 2>C:\backup\error.txt type C:\backup\error.txt>>C:\backup\log.txt rename G:\laptop_backup\backup2 backup3 >>C:\backup\log.txt 2>C:\backup\error.txt type C:\backup\error.txt>>C:\backup\log.txt rename G:\laptop_backup\backup1 backup2 >>C:\backup\log.txt 2>C:\backup\error.txt type C:\backup\error.txt>>C:\backup\log.txt rename G:\laptop_backup\backup backup1 >>C:\backup\log.txt 2>C:\backup\error.txt type C:\backup\error.txt>>C:\backup\log.txt mkdir G:\laptop_backup\backup The only thing that will appear on the Command Prompt window are errors.

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new tech guy, Sep 13, 2008 #4 new tech guy Thread Starter Joined: Mar 27, 2006 Messages: 5,178 Another question for you as well, when i write this code, should I What 2>&1 does, is merge Standard Error into the Standard Output stream, so Standard output and Standard Error will continue as a single stream. Batch File Error Handling ECHO I suppose that's why CTTY is no longer available on Windows systems. Batch File On Error Resume Therefore the front end would look like this (well what the current code shows) [frontend] =====================Nemisys filebackup utility v4.0====================== Logging into server....

REM Turn on Delayed Expansion SETLOCAL ENABLEDELAYEDEXPANSION REM Define messages as variables with the ERRORLEVEL on the end of the name SET MESSAGE0=Everything is fine SET MESSAGE1=Failed for such and such weblink IF Errorlevel 0 actually does this: If %errorlevel% GEQ 0 so that code will always think it's on Vista. But at least you would know that there was an error The file will always be created, but if there are no errors, it will have a length of zero. If you are using two files, one for Vista and one for XP with the paths modified for each, you can simplify things by checking to see what OS you are Batch File On Error Goto

I think the best approach would be to add error checking to the commands. All users of the house are on outlook and i moved the .pst files to the contacts folder so that they are right in the scripts path. new tech guy, Sep 16, 2008 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. http://sovidi.com/batch-file/batch-file-error-message.php goto end :Label1 echo One goto end :Label2 echo Two goto end :end Here is a test: C:\>test passed not matched!

The error branch will fire if the last command in the success branch raises an error. Batch File Error Code 2 Will the medium be able to last 100 years? What does Sauron need with mithril?

I didn't think about trying 2>> (actually didn't even know what 2> did until now), so I just did that one and it worked, even with >> :-)Code: [Select]net use Z:

Redirecting Standard Error in "true" MS-DOS (COMMAND.COM) isn't possible (actually it is, by using the CTTY command, but that would redirect all output including Console, and input, including keyboard). Which means all the echo commands like Logging into Server... The newly opened window will not be closed when an error occurs. Batch File Error Log asked 4 years ago viewed 9566 times active 9 months ago Get the weekly newsletter!

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up .cmd and .bat file converting return code to an error message up vote 6 down vote favorite 2 I'm trying to automate Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Copy the following code into Notepad and save it as "test.bat": @ECHO OFF ECHO This text goes to Standard Output ECHO This text goes to Standard Error 1>&2 ECHO This text http://sovidi.com/batch-file/batch-file-errorlevel-error-message.php Problem with using pause and onslide in one frame Does mean=mode imply a symmetric distribution?

Logged gplApprentice Thanked: 27 Re: How to capture batch file error msg's? « Reply #1 on: May 11, 2010, 09:15:09 AM » yes, it is more than possible, it is easy!the I stopped working on the code last night because as you said it was making me a little crazy and i just had to step away from it for a bit Thanks! If Exist G:\ net use G: /d If Exist H:\ net use H: /d net use G: \\mybookworld\vincent /USER:vincent XXXXXXXXX net use H: \\mybookworld\public echo Modifying backup directories...

Somehow I need to capture the output from the command and then check for errorlevel and if error level is 1 then I can output the error to a log file,