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Posted Apr 20, 2009

Delete Older Files

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff



>>Script Language and Platform: VBScript
This script will delete old files from a given folder and all subfolders.

Usage:

cscript deloldfiles.vbs c:\dba\log 7

This script will delete all the files older than a week.

cscript deloldfiles.vbs c:\dba\log 2

This script will delete all the files older than 2 days.

Result:


Started deleting files older than :6/21/2005 9:28:51 AM
________________________________________________

Deleting Files under the Folder:C:\DBA\log
__________________________________________________________________________
Deleting C:\DBA\log\BACKUP_20050621.log last modified: 6/21/2005 12:25:59 AM
Deleting C:\DBA\log\THRESHOLD_offhours_20050620.log last modified: 6/20/2005 11:46:01 PM
Deleting C:\DBA\log\TRANLOGBAK_20050620.log last modified: 6/20/2005 10:30:03 PM
Deleting Files under the Folder:C:\DBA\log\dddd
__________________________________________________________________________
Deleting C:\DBA\log\dddd\THRESHOLD_offhours_20050620.log last modified: 6/20/2005 11:46:01
Deleting Files under the Folder:C:\DBA\log\x
__________________________________________________________________________
Deleting C:\DBA\log\x\BACKUP_20050621.log last modified: 6/21/2005 12:25:59 AM
Deleting C:\DBA\log\x\PERFMON_20050620.csv last modified: 6/20/2005 11:45:02 PM
Deleting C:\DBA\log\x\Perfmon_20050620.log last modified: 6/20/2005 11:45:02 PM
Completed deleting files older than :6/21/2005 9:28:51 AM

Author: MAK


Download Script:
deloldfiles.vbs_


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