Monday, March 21, 2016

DateTime Stamp in Windows cmd and dos

This will will create a datetime stamp for a log file in Windows.
1. Create a cmd or bat file and copy the below text into the file and save.

@Echo Off

for /f "tokens=1-5 delims=:" %%d in ("%time%") do set var=%date:~10,4%%date:~4,2%%date:~7,2%-%%d%%e

set datetimestr=%var: =0%

set logfile=LogFile-%datetimestr%.txt

echo %logfile%
Thanks to this post this worked for me. 

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