Error in Zipping a file


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Error in Zipping a file

Hi

I am trying to create a zip file of a csv by running below script.
Code:
zip -r Daily_DB_`date '+:%d/%m/%y'` DBA_checks.csv

But I am getting below error
zip I/O error: No such file or directory
zip error: Could not create output file (Daily_DB_:02/11/12.zip)

However when I run below script it works fine.
Code:
zip -r Daily_DB DBA_checks.csv

Can anyone help please.
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Due to the slashes ( / ) in the filename the shell thinks you have a directory Daily_DB_:02 containing a directory 11 where the file 12.zip should be created. I recomend not use slash and colon as part of a filename.
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