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    Clearing disk space on the Voyager server

    List of directories to consider clearing files from when server disk space is running low and additional disk space is needed.
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: All
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Local

     

    Question

    Where can files be safely removed or deleted to clear disk space on a Voyager server?

    Answer

    Always use caution when deleting any files and be sure of backups
    Contact Voyager Support if uncertain which files may be removed

     

    Clearing unnecessary files from the Voyager server, especially when disk usage exceeds 80% will help prevent a number of down system scenarios. 

    The following directories may contain files which can be safely deleted from the Voyager server. Review files before deleting to be sure they are no longer useful/necessary.

     

    Directory What to remove
    /m1/incoming/  Remove any tar.gz files and any directories named V### with a version older than the current version and any files ending in Linux-x86-64.zip older than the current version
    /m1/incoming/dbe/  Remove any unneeded .dmp files 
    /m1/incoming/v###/UTILITY  All contents of this directory may be removed. 
    /m1/upgrade/  Remove files and directories that are more than 30 days old 
    /m1/incoming/regen/  Remove all subdirectories for old regens except for the most recent subdirectory. 
    /m1/voyager/utility/200#.#.#/xxxdb  Remove files from old regens that were not deleted. 
    /m1/voyager/tmp  Remove large, and old files especially import files from webadmin. 
    /m1/voyager/clients  Remove directories from older versions 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/tmp  Remove any old/unnecessary reports and files. 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/dump  Remove old/unneeded FPC backup files 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/log  Remove old/unneeded log files 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/rpt  Remove old/unneeded files. Archive/remove deleted.xxx.marc, discard.xxx.marc, replace.xxx.marc, and delete.item if very large. 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/gdc  Remove old/unneeded marc, id, and log files from previous runs of GDC. (Preferred method is to delete from GDC client application) 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/local  Remove any patron load files and/or bulk import files, no longer needed. 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/local  Remove any patron load files and/or bulk import files, no longer needed. 
    /m1/voyager/xxxdb/primo/Publishing/bundled  Remove files older than 90 days

     


    • Article last edited: 09-Mar-2016