Is it possible to call the DBREMOTE or an external batch file from within the Database (say inside a procedure for example)?

asked 20 Mar '18, 04:19

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Could you be more explicit about what you're trying to achieve?

(20 Mar '18, 04:26) Reimer Pods

You can use xp_cmdshell system procedure.

(20 Mar '18, 06:17) Chris Keating

If so, I would recommend to use an event to run DBREMOTE, because that would run within its own connection, whereas a procedure would be waiting until DBREMOTE has finished its run...

(20 Mar '18, 06:47) Volker Barth
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> a procedure would be waiting

You can also fire-and-forget with the Windows START command...

DECLARE @return_code INTEGER;
@return_code = CALL dbo.xp_cmdshell ( 'START "title" /B "command or program"', 'no_output' );
SELECT @return_code;
(20 Mar '18, 08:25) Breck Carter
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