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Old 02-27-2015
Need Help Urgently - ksh Script

Requirement is to list the files older than 365 days from multiple directories and delete them and log the list of files which are deleted to a log file.

so 1 script should only list files older than 365 days for each directory separately to a folder

The other script should read these files and delete them and log the list of items which are deleted.

I am attaching the script i have for reference and the listing script and the output of the first script.

It is only listing for first directory not rest of the directories and i don't know how to keep write delete script.

Please help.
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Old 02-27-2015
Can you post the commands and where you stuck? We might be able to help more quickly then.

BTW, we have another forum for urgent issues.
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Old 02-27-2015
this is the script i am using

#####################This script finds, logs and deletes files and folders older than 365 days.#################



TIMESTAMP=`date +%Y:%m:%d`

DAYS_OLD="365" # This will find and delete folders and files older than 365 days.


echo "....................................." >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

echo "Starting Generation job on : $TIMESTAMP" >> $DIR_LOG_FILE



echo "Looking for Files in $DIR" >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

find $DIR -type f -mtime +$DAYS_OLD >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

echo "Generated list of Deleted files" >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

unset IFS
echo "Generation of files $NOW completed" >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

But it is only getting files older than 365 for /home directory but not next and i want to the log file to be generated for each directory.. so pleas ehelp.

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 02-27-2015 at 03:10 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 02-27-2015
You don't need comma. Also, you don't even need the loop.

DIRS_TO_FIND="/home/ /db/ /db/backup/ /staging/ /staging/codedrops/ /db/*/db2dump/"
find "$DIRS_TO_FIND" -type f -mtime +$DAYS_OLD >> $DIR_LOG_FILE

Note the space between paths
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Old 02-27-2015
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