Post Processing

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The post processing component of VDM allows direct communication between you and the operating system or application, providing an environment to automate IT operations.

 

Below are the steps to enable post processing in the scheduler as well as usage examples. 

1. Enable Command Post Processing

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2. Enter the post processing commands (*Note you can right click to bring up selection of file names*)

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Right Click Menu:

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Command Post Processing Examples

Note: If a file name or directory contains a space the entire file name or path must be between quotes.

 

Example: copy "Month Batch Detail.pdf" "C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\Extra Reports"

 

 

Copy - For more examples click here.

 

Example 1: Copy the file to new location

To copy a specific file to a new location.

copy MonthBatchDetail.pdf C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports

 

Example 2: Copy the file to new location with a new name

To copy a specific file to a new location.

copy MonthBatchDetail.pdf C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports\NewMonthBatch.pdf

 

 

Example 3: Copy the file with spaces in the name to a new location

To copy a specific file that contains spaces in the name to a new location.  (the quotes in the command are only important when the file name or folder contains spaces.)

copy "Month Batch Detail.pdf" "C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\Extra Reports"

 

 

Example 4: Copy the file with spaces in the name to new location that also has spaces in the name

To copy a specific file that contains spaces in the name to a new location that contains spaces in the name. (the quotes in the command are only important when the file name or folder contains spaces.)

copy "Month Batch Detail.pdf" "C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\Extra Reports"

 

Example 5: Copy multiple files to new location

To copy a specific file that contains spaces in the name to a new location

copy MonthBatchDetail.pdf, MonthBatchSummary.pdf C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports

 

 

Example 6: File Name using Right Click Menu (Full Name)

To copy a file using the right click menu to select the file name to a new location.

copy Details.PDF.FullName C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports

 

 

Example 7: Space in File Name using Right Click Menu (Full Name)

To copy a file using the right click menu to select the file name that contains a space in the name to a new location. (the quotes in the command are only important when the file name or folder contains spaces.)

copy "Details.PDF.FullName" C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports

 

Example 8: Space in File Name and location using Right Click Menu (Full Name) 

To copy a file using the right click menu to select the file name to a new location that contains spaces in the name. (the quotes in the command are only important when the file name or folder contains spaces.)

copy "Details.PDF.FullName" "C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\Extra Reports"

 

 

 

 

Move - For more examples click here.

 

Example 1: Move a file to another directory with same name

To move a specific file to a new location.

Move DetailExport.pdf C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports\DetailExport.pdf

 

 

Example 2: Move a file to another directory with new name

To copy a specific file that contains spaces in the name to a new location.  (the quotes in the command are only important when the file name or folder contains spaces.)

Move DetailExport.pdf C:\Users\cfifield\Desktop\ExtraReports\NewDetailExport.pdf

 

 

 

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