27 April 2013

Script to delete older files at a network path

Here's a batch script for deleting files older than 90 days. Because the files are on a UNC share, the pushd and popd commands need to be used to make Windows happy:

@echo off
rem Delete disk backups older than 90 days
echo Deleting old disk backups...
pushd \\\Backups\
forfiles -m *.bak -d -90 -c "cmd /c del @path"
echo Complete.

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