Trouble with the number of log files (Log File Retention)

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Trouble with the number of log files (Log File Retention)

Good Morning, I am trying to limit the number of log files I retain in my \Log directory. I am currently using the following parameter /logsize=7*20K. With this, I am hoping to only retain 7 log files in the \Log folder.

Here is my command line:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\winscp" /script="C:\SFTP_DATA\sFTP_Script\sftp.txt" /log="C:\SFTP_DATA\sFTP_Script\Log\sftp_!Y!M!D!T.log" /loglevel=0 /logsize=7*20K
Log files are being placed in the \Log directory successfully. The job has run 10 time and I now have 10 separate log files. See below...

sftp_20230126211501.log   1/26/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230125211201.log   1/25/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230124211501.log   1/24/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230123211500.log   1/23/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230122211500.log   1/22/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230121211501.log   1/21/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230120211501.log   1/20/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230119211501.log   1/19/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230118211500.log   1/18/2023 21:15   12 KB
sftp_20230117211501.log   1/17/2023 21:15   12 KB
I am currently using:
version 5.19.6 (Build 12002 2022-02-22)

Thank you in advance for any assistance in resolving this.
Rob Mahon

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Re: Trouble with the number of log files (Log File Retention)

Log file count limit (7*) does not work with the log filename timestamp patterns (!Y!M!D!T). That effectively makes all log names unique and have their own separate limits.

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