Deleting Nightly Database Backups (dumps)

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Database Backup
Database backup and recovery
Database maintenance
SQL 2005
How do you set up a maintenance plan to delete or overwrite daily database backups (*.bak) file. My maintenance plan in SQL 2005 does not work...it doesn't do the cleanup it continuously appends to folder and I have to manually delete the files everyday

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There’s a cleanup task which you can add to the maintenance plan which will delete the older backups from the folder.

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