logtime

LOGTIME.exe (Resource kit)

Create logtime.txt and adds the date, time and a message

Syntax LOGTIME text_string Key text_string : The message to add to the log file.

The date is stored in the US mm/dd/yy format (NT 4.0)

Sample batch file:

LOGTIME "begin import program"

import.exe

LOGTIME "end import program"

An alternative command is

ECHO. | DATE | FIND /i "current">>C:\Install_log.txt

"You can always tell that an organisation is on the skids when it changes it's name, and pays a lot of money for consultants to invent some ghastly new corporate identity" - Baroness Helena Kennedy

Related:

ECHO - Display message on screen

DATE /T - Display or set the date

TOUCH - Change file timestamps

Timethis - Time how long it takes the system to run a command. (Win 2K ResKit)

Uptime - Time since last reboot. (Win 2K ResKit)