I am trying to export data using CLI data Loader. Can I dynamically assign the export file name with the system date and time stamp.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!


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    Given CLI uses Spring Framework, you would need to search and see if there is a way to return the current date time with that framework. I just did a few searches and didn't find anything straightforward. Most results appeared to require adding a method to the jar file - which means recompiling and building your own version of CLI (I would not suggest this); maybe dataloader CLI has one natively. Given the framework supports it, I would say yes, it's possible... just not sure how to go about marking up the process-conf.xml to do so.
    – zainogj
    Apr 12, 2016 at 13:41
  • Even I'm facing same issue. Anyone have answer to this??
    – user31026
    Apr 26, 2016 at 22:34

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Unless someone finds a way to do it from within data loader, I'd set up the .bat job to rename the files after the extraction is run.

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