Tsql find csv file in folder

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TSQL Find csv file in folder

--BULK INSERT MULTIPLE FILES From a Folder
--a table to loop thru filenames drop table ALLFILENAMES
CREATE TABLE ALLFILENAMES(WHICHPATH VARCHAR(255),WHICHFILE varchar(255))
--some variables
declare @filename varchar(255),
@path varchar(255),
@sql varchar(8000),
@cmd varchar(1000)
--get the list of files to process:
SET @path = 'C:\Dump\'
SET @cmd = 'dir ' + @path + '*.csv /b'
INSERT INTO ALLFILENAMES(WHICHFILE)
EXEC Master..xp_cmdShell @cmd
UPDATE ALLFILENAMES SET WHICHPATH = @path where WHICHPATH is null
--cursor loop
declare c1 cursor for SELECT WHICHPATH,WHICHFILE FROM ALLFILENAMES where WHICHFILE like '%.csv%'
open c1
fetch next from c1 into @path,@filename
While @@fetch_status <> -1
begin
--bulk insert won't take a variable name, so make a sql and execute it instead:
set @sql = 'BULK INSERT Temp FROM ''' + @path + @filename + ''' '
+ ' WITH (
FIELDTERMINATOR = '','',
ROWTERMINATOR = ''\n'',
FIRSTROW = 2
) '
print @sql
exec (@sql)
fetch next from c1 into @path,@filename
end
close c1
deallocate c1
--Extras
--delete from ALLFILENAMES where WHICHFILE is NULL
--select * from ALLFILENAMES
--drop table ALLFILENAMES

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