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Find and Delete Older Files in Linux

Delete Older Files in Linux


Files older than 1 day

find /rman/arch/*.dbf -mtime +1 -exec mv {} /rman/archbkp/ \;


Move files older than 25 hours

find /rman/arch/*.dbf -mmin +1500 -exec mv {} /rman/archbkp/ \;


List files older than 2hours

find /rman/arch/*.dbf -mmin +120 -exec ls -ltr {} \;


Delete files older than 1 day

find /rman/arch/*.dbf -mtime +1 -exec rm {} \;


Delete files older than 1 hours

find /rman/arch/*.dbf -mmin +60 -exec rm {} \;



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