We have a scanner that places Documents in the folder on one of the shares on our file server. Of course people scan stuff in and then just leave it there. Is there someway to automatically delete the files in the shares after a week?
Our file server is Windows server 2008. We are running Active Directory from another 2008 server.
Save the following as a VB file (eg delfiles.vbs), then create a batch file with the following line: delfiles.vbs c:\ShareYouWantToDeleteFrom 7
(7 is the number of days)
Set objArgs = WScript.Arguments
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