Scenerio:I need to run an update sql script after another scheduled task.
server=Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 db = Sql Express 2008 when? - Everyday buy Sunday(i know how to do this)

Why? A third party exe is adding 1 in two columns where it needs to be null or blank. They will not modify their code to accommodate our requirements so I either have to do it manually(about 1100-1200 records) or run a sql script somehow.

What would be "best practice"? Batch file? vb script? and how do I do it? :)

Thanks in advance!


You can use a windows job and SQLCMD utility to schedule and run your TSQL Script using something similar to this

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\SQLCMD.EXE" - i"C:\Scripts\UpdateScript.sql"

You might also go for a paid solution($79) like this one http://www.valesoftware.com/products-express-agent.php

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