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Posted - 03/18/2013 :  15:56:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi gurus again

I created a MP using the wizard to delete old bak files, then I try to run the job and it does well, it says the
Star Job "success" and execute job "success"

but the files are still there, how can I troubleshoot this issue.

Thanks a bunch for all your help

The Chadinator

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Posted - 03/19/2013 :  00:10:56  Show Profile  Visit chadmat's Homepage  Reply with Quote
If the extension is .bak remove the "."

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Posted - 04/08/2013 :  12:28:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks chad

I have created a daily backup with the following options
create a backup file fro every database
create a sub-directory for each database
and the I have the path \\server\shared folder\ individual folder for each database so look like this on my share folder
\\server\shared folder\ database\bak files
database2\bak files
database3\bak files
database4\bak files
I need to go and delete bak files that are older than 14 days, so I created a clean up task

to search for folder on the path \\server\shared folder include first level folder
but nothing get clean on the storage location

what am I missing

Thanks gurus
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