Rysnc Schedule

Chuck Wolber chuckw at quantumlinux.com
Wed Jul 18 19:54:19 GMT 2007

On Wed, 18 Jul 2007, sparty2809 wrote:

> What I want to do is use rsync to back up a folder to an external drive.
> I would like to keep 30 days worth.
> For example: I have backups of June 1 - June 30. Once July 1 comes 
> along, I want to keep June 2 - July 1 and delete June 1, and so forth.
> Any ideas how I can accomplish this?

Do the backups with rsync and write a shell script that runs every night 
that deletes the 31st (and greater) backup.


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