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BATCH SCRIPT HELP - Compress, Move, delete and increment

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Richiep86 asked on
Windows Batch
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HI All,

I have the following BAT script:

@echo off

REM Define file and folder locations
set BaseDir=c:\TestFiles
set DestZip=c:\OldLogs\output.zip
set z=c:\program files\7-zip\7z.exe

REM Zip all files and folders
"%z%" a -tzip "%DestZip%" -r "%BaseDir%\*.*"


This script grabs the contents of C:\TestFiles, compresses all the files and stores it in c:\OldLogs\output.zip. This is perfect, although i need the script to now:

1) Delete the old files from C:\TestFile where older than x days
2) The output.zip needs to increment each time the script is run, a time stamp would be ideal here:

20141215_1239
-20141216_1239

and so on...

Many thanks,