delete files in a subfolder in scdule time

Meysam Salary 0 Reputation points
2024-04-28T10:02:38.3666667+00:00

I have two folder- A and B

B is subfolder of A and inside B there many files , i want to delete files inside B more that x days without delete Folder B , is there any solution

Thnx

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  1. Marcin Policht 13,480 Reputation points MVP
    2024-04-28T11:14:28.3233333+00:00

    Try the following:

    # Define the root folder path
    $rootFolderPath = "C:\Path\to\folder\A"
    # Define the maximum age of files to keep (in days)
    $maxAgeInDays = 30
    # Get the current date
    $currentDate = Get-Date
    # Define the subfolder path
    $subfolderPath = Join-Path -Path $rootFolderPath -ChildPath "B"
    # Get files in the subfolder older than the specified age
    $filesToDelete = Get-ChildItem -Path $subfolderPath -File | Where-Object {
        $_.LastWriteTime -lt ($currentDate.AddDays(-$maxAgeInDays))
    }
    # Delete the files
    foreach ($file in $filesToDelete)
    
    

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    hth

    Marcin