I now check the scheduler log each day but this is not really something I want to be doing manually each day. Something like an email would be easier. How is this normally done?
C:script_dircold_backup.bat > C:script_dircold_backup.txt
Mail_routine C:script_dircold_backup.txt email@example.com
The wrapper script is pretty simple. The only thing that is that you need a mail routine to forward the file to you. On Unix/Linux, you could use mailx or something like that. For Windows, I use a utility called Blat for mailing these types of text files to my email account.
Once you have the wrapper script set up, schedule the wrapper script for execution, not the cold backup script.
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