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deleting old copies

Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:47 am

I'm trying to create a backup schedule so that I have 1 Weekly followed by daily changes, second week the same backup schedule. For the third week I want to erase the full backup + the changes so I only have 1 backup and then I'll create a new backup. Is there a way to do this in Image for Windows? It needs to run automatically.

Thanks,
Chris

Re: deleting old copies

Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:55 am

Chris,

You could try using IFWRotate.

Re: deleting old copies

Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:20 pm

Thanks I'll take a look at IFWRotate. I also found the following vbs script.

strOldestFile = ""
dtmOldestDate = Now

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder("J:\My backups")

intFolderSize = Int((objFolder.Size / 1024) / 1024)

If intFolderSize >= 25 Then
Set colFiles = objFolder.Files

For Each objFile in colFiles
strFile = objFile.Path
dtmFileDate = objFile.DateCreated
If dtmFileDate < dtmOldestDate Then
dtmOldestDate = dtmFileDate
strOldestFile = strFile
End If
Next

objFSO.DeleteFile(strOldestFile)
End If
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