Script for auto-delete old windows backups

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ramanaanv
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Script for auto-delete old windows backups

Post by ramanaanv » 17 Mar 2017 12:15

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@echo off
:: BatchGotAdmin
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REM --> Check for permissions
>nul 2>&1 "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\cacls.exe" "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\config\system"
REM --> If error flag set, we do not have admin.
if '%errorlevel%' NEQ '0' (
echo Requesting administrative privileges...
goto UACPrompt
) else ( goto gotAdmin )
:UACPrompt
echo Set UAC = CreateObject^("Shell.Application"^) > "%temp%\getadmin.vbs"
echo UAC.ShellExecute "%~s0", "", "", "runas", 1 >> "%temp%\getadmin.vbs"
"%temp%\getadmin.vbs"
exit /B
:gotAdmin
if exist "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" ( del "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" )
pushd "%CD%"
CD /D "%~dp0"


WBADMIN DELETE BACKUP -keepVersions:3 -quiet

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3 is the retention period

Note: Above script save as .bat and schedule the task in task scheduler

Ramana ANV



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