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Old 10-18-2007
delete the unused file

Hi All,

Can you please let me know how to delete any files that have not been accessed in the past 28 days in a directory.

# 2  
Old 10-18-2007
First type ...
man find
... and then read up on the expression -atime ? .

That should get you started. Smilie

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Old 10-18-2007
If you can , Can you please send me the script aswell.

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Old 10-18-2007

The page at Find command with examples & descriptions ( has a number of examples on using find ... cheers, drl
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