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In the backup wizard, step 3 of 6 under the Backup location section:
If this is my Folder specification: C:\\000\\<DATETIME yyyy_mm_dd>\\ AND I turn on the "Delete existing backup filies in this folder for the selected databases" will this housekeeping actually work?
I wonder because the folder name would change everyday... is the program smart enough to search these folders and delete databases that full under its criteria?
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No, SQL Backup won't be able to delete the old files. It only looks in the folder(s) where the current backup file(s) are stored.
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