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"Trick" to delete NAS files??

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rstark18
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"Trick" to delete NAS files??

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Is there anyway to "trick" SyncBack into deleting files on my NAS that I am not backing up/syncing/mirroring from?
What I want to do:
I have a folder that gets security camera stills and video on my NAS. I want that folder to delete any files older than X number of days. The files come directly from the cameras and are not being backed, synced or mirrored.
Can Syncback be used to accomplish this?
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Re: "Trick" to delete NAS files??

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Hi,

Please read this forum post for more details:

viewtopic.php?t=12864&p=48760#p48760

Thank you
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Re: "Trick" to delete NAS files??

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EXCELLENT! This is the "trick" I was looking for. The post you pointed to was not the answer though. Your post that was linked in that thread is the one I was looking for (and the one you probably meant).
Your post with the answer I was looking for:
viewtopic.php?t=11761&p=45310#p45310
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Re: "Trick" to delete NAS files??

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Does anyone have the updated link to that Post that is the answer here? The main link isn't working . .
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Re: "Trick" to delete NAS files??

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aquilatheeagle wrote:
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:49 pm
Does anyone have the updated link to that Post that is the answer here? The main link isn't working . .
Not sure why that post isn't available but basically what I did to accomplish what I wanted:

Keep an empty folder on the PC that mirrors to a folder on the NAS. This same folder on the NAS is where my security cam files are written.
Under Settings>Decisions-Files do what's in the screen shot. File will be purged every 14 days.
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