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Old 08-13-2013
I've had various issues with trying to use mtime and ctime in the past, so my usual method is to touch a file with a date time stamp of, say, a year ago
Code:
touch -t 20130813 ref_file

and then use
Code:
find . ! -newer ref_file

to find files that are older than the specific date
# 9  
Old 08-15-2013
Please find attached my script and let's see how we can fix it:

Code:
#!/bin/bash

rm /tmp/old_files.txt
# This is script will remove 12+ months old CDRs after being compressed based

# Firstly Introduce our variables
TO=akamel@xyz.com
SOURCE=/var/lib/mysql/files
DEST=/backup/local/files
SUBJECT="Old files backup process on the Server"

# Here we find all the 12+ months old files and put the results in file
find $SOURCE -mtime +580 -name "files_2*" >> /tmp/old_files.txt

# Here we will loop the output file and start our compression 

# Here we will remove the old files 

# Send an email to the team to ensure that everything is OK
echo "Please find d attached the files need to be removed" |  mail -s "$SUBJECT" -a /tmp/old_files.txt akamel@xyz.com

old_files.txt is containing the following:
Code:
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012010918.MYD
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012010600.MYI
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012010406.frm
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012010712.frm
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012010900.MYD
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012020912.MYI
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012020400.frm
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012020706.MYD
/var/lib/mysql/files/files_2012020800.MYI

What I want here is to compress every month alone ex: files_201201.tar.bz2 and cdrs_201202.tar.bz2 in the required destination.

Your input is highly appreciated!

---------- Post updated at 04:22 PM ---------- Previous update was at 12:55 AM ----------

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Last edited by Scott; 08-14-2013 at 08:03 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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