How to search string in DOS Batch file from commandline using findstr

This post shows how to find string in a file from MS DOS commandline

::findstr with /C: switch will search entire file for exact string 

findstr /M /C:"search-string-xyz" "C:\Files\MyLog.txt" > log_search_status.txt

if %errorlevel%==0 (
echo SUCCESS - STRING FOUND
) else (
echo FAILED - STRING NOT FOUND
::Uncomment below if you want to Terminate Bat File
::exit 0
)

 

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