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How to filter list command to get droplets older than X days?

I need to delete droplets that are older than 1day. When I do doctl compute droplet list It does not show my any info about age. How can I list and delete droplets that are older than 1 day?


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Hi there,

I don’t think that the created_at field is available via the doctl compute droplet list command. What you could do is open a feature request here to get that added as an option:

https://github.com/digitalocean/doctl/issues

In the meantime, I could suggest using the HTTP API which includes the created_at date:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/reference/api/api-reference/#operation/droplets_list

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby