Delete Old Folders

>>Script Language and Platform: MSSQL/VBScript

This VBScript can be used to delete old folders.

‘Usage: DeleteOldFolder “\Servername1SharenameReplication” “3” “\servername2logDeleteOldFolders.log”

‘Usage: DeleteOldFolder “d:MSSQLBACKUPReplication” “2” “C:mylog.txt”

Author: MAK

‘Objective: To Delete folders older than certain # of days.
‘Created by: MAK
‘Date Written: Jun 4, 2004
‘Usage: DeleteOldFolder “\Servernamed$MSSQLBACKUPReplication” “2” “C:mylog.txt”
‘Usage: DeleteOldFolder “\Servername1SharenameReplication” “3”

On error resume next

if isnull(WScript.Arguments(0))=True or isnull(WScript.Arguments(1))=True
or isnull(WScript.Arguments(2))=True then
msgbox “Usage: DeleteOldFolder” & “‘\Servername1SharenameReplication’ ‘3’
end if

Dim Directory
Dim Noofdays
Dim FSO2
Dim LogFile
Dim Folderlist
Dim folders

Directory =WScript.Arguments(0)
Set FSO = CreateObject(“Scripting.FileSystemObject”)
Set FSO2 = CreateObject(“Scripting.FileSystemObject”)
Set oFSO = CreateObject(“Scripting.FilesyStemObject”)
Set ofile = oFSO.createTextFile(LogFile, True)
ofile.writeline “DeleteOldFolders Started”
ofile.writeline now()

Set Folderlist = FSO.GetFolder(Directory)

Set folders = Folderlist.SubFolders
For Each d In Folders
‘ msgbox
‘ msgbox d.size
‘ msgbox d.dateCreated
‘ msgbox d.dateLastModified
‘ msgbox d.dateLastAccessed
tempdirectory = Directory &

‘msgbox Noofdays
‘msgbox datediff(“d”,d.dateCreated,now())
If datediff(“d”,d.dateCreated,now()) > Noofdays Then
FSO2.DeleteFolder(tempdirectory )
ofile.writeline cstr(now()) & ” ” & tempdirectory & ” Delete Started”

if err.number <>0 then
ofile.writeline cstr(now()) & ” ” & Err.description
ofile.writeline cstr(now()) & ” ” & tempdirectory & ” has been deleted”
end if
‘ msgbox tempdirectory & ” has been deleted”
End If
‘msgbox “Done”
ofile.writeline “DeleteOldFolders Completed”
ofile.writeline now()

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