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  1. #1

    Command not working "find * -name "*exp.log" -mtime +2 -exec rm {} \;"

    Hello friends,

    I am trying to implement retention of two days in a directory in Linux box. I have implemented below code to achieve. This code works fine in AIX, however the same code does not work on Linux OS. Can somebody let me know here I am going wrong:

    find * -name "*exp.log" -mtime +2 -exec rm {} \;

    find /backups/oradata/${ORACLE_SID}/LEN_DP_DIR/* -name '*exp.log' -mtime +2 -exec rm {} \;

    Would appreciate your response.


  2. #2
    It would be better to use -delete instead of exec rm {}.

    find /backups/oradata/${ORACLE_SID}/LEN_DP_DIR/*  -mtime +2 -name "*.log" -delete
    Use -print to check.

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