Delete files with time stamp on Samba Server

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Mon May 20 12:34:27 UTC 2013

I have a remote Samba Server where Windows machines place backup files 
once a day. The format is

Before the Windows client places the file it removes the file from the 
day before.

In turn I do a backup of the backup files once every week(Friday) to 
another directory.

This directory will eventually fill up and I need to make a check and 
remove the oldest file maybe once a week before the new file is copied, 
or put in other words I never want more than 4 files to be in this 

My scripting skills are not at the level where I can figure this out, so 
I'll appreciate suggestions on how to solve this in the correct way.

Thanks :-)


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