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VBS: Delete any files that are > 5 days old ANDF 0 kb filesize

Posted on 2009-05-03
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Hello, I need a vbs that will scan a folder and delete any files that are > 5 days old with 0 kb filesize. Can anyone offer any suggestions?
Dim fso, objShell

'===================================

'Start of Sub-routine

Sub fFIND(oFolder)

	DIM oFile

	DIM oSdate, oCdate,objFile
 

	'Look at each file in the current folder

	Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

	Set objFile = objFSO.GetFile((oFile.Name), "C:\myfolder\Log20*")

	

	For Each oFile in oFolder.Files

		

		'Check for a file of the format *LOG20*.TXT

		if inStr(uCase(oFile.Name), "LOG20") > 0 and uCase(right(oFile.name,4)) = ".TXT" then 

			oSdate = DateValue(oFile.DateLastModified)

			oCdate = DateDiff("d", oSdate, Date)

												

			'Log and delete *LOG20*.TXT files older than 15 days

	if oCdate >= 15 And objFSO.size < 2 Then

			Call LoggerF(oFile.Path)

		     	oFile.Delete True

			End if		

		

		end If
 

	Next
 

End Sub

'======================================
 

'=====================

'Write Log Sub
 
 

Sub LoggerF(fPath)

	DIM oFSO, oStream, oFile, WshNetwork
 

	On Error Resume Next
 

	Set WshNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
 

	Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

	Set oFile = oFSO.GetFile("CleanupLog.txt")

	Set oStream = oFile.OpenAsTextStream(8, 0)
 

	oStream.Write VbCrLf & Ucase(WshNetwork.UserName) & " deleted " & fPath & " at " & Now

	oStream.Close

	

	set oStream = Nothing

	set oFile = Nothing

	set oFSO = Nothing

	set WshNetwork = Nothing
 

End Sub

'=====================
 

on error resume Next

Set fso = WScript.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

Set objShell = Wscript.CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
 

'Call the Sub-routine that searches and deletes the files

fFIND fso.GetFolder("C:\myfolder")

objShell.LogEvent EVENT_SUCCESS, "Log file cleanup finished at " & date

Wscript.Quit

set objShell = Nothing

set fso = Nothing

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Question by:MonMuscRS
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by:TakedaT
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Is there something wrong in the code you provided?  Do you get errors when its ran?  If so, can you tell what lines the errors are on?
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by:MonMuscRS
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No errors, no results. The files are not being eliminated.
 
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by:alphaau
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please remark the
on error resume Next
and run again. (for debug)

all error are hidden so that you found no error.
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by:MonMuscRS
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No error still when I commented out the "On Error Resume Next" but when I commented out the file size dependent logic, it worked. I really would like to only remove the 0 kb files, can you see a flaw in my logic?
Thank you for your time!
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TakedaT earned 125 total points
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If this is where your file size logic is:
      if oCdate >= 15 And objFSO.size < 2 Then

Shouldnt it read
      if oCdate >= 15 And oFile.size < 2 Then
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