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VBSCRIPT Move JPEG FILES BY Modified DATE From Source Folder to Target Folder

Posted on 2011-02-15
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I am looking for a vbscript that moves jpegs from one folder to a target folder by date modified (file).  The script should be able to move all jpeg files that are greater than 2-days old (M/D/Yr) to the  target folder.  The source folder is:  c:\inetpub\ftproot\  and the destination folder is:  c:\inetpub\Archived Folder.  Thanks in advance!
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Following script will move > 2days old modified .jpeg files
On Error Resume Next

source_dir="c:\inetpub\ftproot\"
dest_dir="c:\inetpub\Archived\"

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set dir = fso.GetFolder(source_dir)
Set dirfiles = dir.Files

For Each dirfile In dirfiles
    datemoddiff=DateDiff("d",dirfile.DateLastModified,Date)
    
    If InStr(LCase(dirfile.Name),".jpeg")>0 And datemoddiff >2 Then
    	'WScript.Echo dirfile.Name & " - " & datemoddiff
        dirfile.Move (dest_dir)
    End If
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by:callawar
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prashantd --  Thanks for the script however, no files transfer.  The command prompt window opens and closes but nothing happens.  There are no errors either.  
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by:prashanthd
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callawar can you try commenting "On Error Resume Next", to see if any errors are returned.

Secondly can you paste the script you have modified
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by:callawar
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Yes, I commented out the On Error Resume Next file.... no change....

Here is the file as is:

'On Error Resume Next

source_dir="c:\inetpub\ftproot\"
dest_dir="c:\inetpub\ftproot\Archived Folder\"

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set dir = fso.GetFolder(source_dir)
Set dirfiles = dir.Files

For Each dirfile In dirfiles
   datemoddiff=DateDiff("d",dirfile.DateLastModified,Date)

   If InStr(LCase(dirfile.Name),"*.jpg")>0 And datemoddiff >1 Then
       'WScript.Echo dirfile.Name & " - " & datemoddiff
       dirfile.Move (dest_dir)
   End If
Next
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by:prashanthd
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Remove *.jpg, only give the exact extension like .jpg or .jpeg.

What is the extension?  "*" is not required
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by:callawar
ID: 34897162
OK.  I will try it.  
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by:callawar
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Thanks!  That did the trick.  I also made the mistake of having the same file in the target folder.  Once I removed them that did the trick.  

'On Error Resume Next

source_dir="c:\inetpub\ftproot\"
dest_dir="c:\inetpub\ftproot\Archived Folder\"

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set dir = fso.GetFolder(source_dir)
Set dirfiles = dir.Files

For Each dirfile In dirfiles
   datemoddiff=DateDiff("d",dirfile.DateLastModified,Date)

   If InStr(LCase(dirfile.Name),".jpg")>0 And datemoddiff >1 Then
       'WScript.Echo dirfile.Name & " - " & datemoddiff
       dirfile.Move (dest_dir)
   End If
Next
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by:callawar
ID: 34897234
Excellent job!
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