Storage management

Posted on 2006-04-05
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I am putting together a storage management plan that will archive data after a period of time in order to free disk space on our servers.  So I am here to ask a question to others smarter than me.  I want to be able to run a report or backup job that reports or removes all files after a period of time.  Here is my issue... I have several apps that run against the file server that report on various file statistics.  I have noticed that all my files on the server have recent Date Accessed file attributes.  I suspect either the backup app or one of the other apps is resetting the Date Access attribute.  So, what are my options to remove old files?  I was going to pruge based on the Date Accessed attribute, but that apprears to be a lost cause now.  Any suggestions?

Question by:mchristo63
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    " I was going to pruge based on the Date Accessed attribute, but that apprears to be a lost cause now. "

    Try to aim at the Last Modified attribute !

    Best Regards !

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    Yeah, that might be all I have.  

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    No problem !

    Best Regards !

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