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No archive previews, yet index folder is huge!
Posted by Andre Kuehnemund, Last modified by Sven Koester on 17 April 2012 14:41

Customer reported he was no longer creating previews during archiving and wanted to see if any existing previews could be deleted. We referred the customer to the following KB article:

However, even after the previews had been deleted, the 'index' folder (/usr/local/aw/conf/index) was still 9GB in size. Further investigation revealed a large number of .mov files in a folder called 'online' (/usr/local/aw/conf/index/online).

That folder was used several versions ago to cache previews of files accessed during 'online' browsing of a client's file system. This feature is no longer being used. Any files inside '/usr/local/aw/conf/index/online' can therefore be deleted.

In this particular case, it reduced the overall size of the index folder from 9GB to 3GB.


Keywords: preview online index

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