Delete files with time stamp on Samba Server
leslie at eskk.nu
Mon May 20 14:00:53 UTC 2013
2013-05-20 15:52, Miguel Barbosa Gonçalves skrev:
> On 20 May 2013 13:34, Leslie Jensen <leslie at eskk.nu> wrote:
>> 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
>> 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 directory.
>> 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.
> Hi Leslie!
> I believe this is what you need:
> --- START ---
> pg_dump -U gp > /backups/gp.`date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S`.sql
> for file in `ls -r /backups/gp.*`
> [ $N -gt $KEEP ] && rm -f $file
> N=`expr $N + 1`
> --- END ---
> I am using this to keep 5 backup files... Modify as needed.
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I'll see what I can do with it.
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