Kettle provides two job entries for deleting files: Delete file and Delete files entries. You can find both in the File management category of entries.
In this recipe, you will see an example of how to delete a file. You will delete a file that includes the current date as part of its name, for example
You must create a sample file; for example,
test_20101020.txt. Make sure to use your current date instead of
20101020. Use the same format (yyyyMMdd).
date. In the Type column, select system date(fixed).