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Falcon22
xoops_data folder
  • 2016/7/25 0:42

  • Falcon22

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My xoops website is storing 11GB of data in the xoops_data folder.
Can I delete some of its folders or files to gain space?

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Mamba
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/7/25 2:40

  • Mamba

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Go to the Admin Maintenance tab, select all three Cache folders and click in the "Send " button to clear the Cache folders. If there is so many files, you might need to do it couple of times, as the server might kill the process if it runs too long.

See:
https://xoops.gitbooks.io/xoops-operat ... ent/book/Maintenance.html
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vamptrix
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/7/25 6:24

  • vamptrix

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11GB is really excessive... do you know what folders are what size?

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Roby73
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/8/2 14:45

  • Roby73

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I have at similar problmem.
If i can to instal or upruade ,y personal site respomse is,

XOOPS Physical paths
XOOPS documents root physical path.......

No XOOPS installation could be found in the specified folder.
XOOPS data files directory

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Roby73
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/8/4 11:35

  • Roby73

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Up.

Mi site is istlled in sub folder es

/htdc/file of site

in my:

/htdc/site/file of site

My sites are down too many day.... i am a stupid

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Mamba
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/8/4 21:28

  • Mamba

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You need to tell XOOPS exactly where the files are. This is done in the "mainfile.php"

Look for these and make sure they are set correctly:

XOOPS_ROOT_PATH
XOOPS_PATH
XOOPS_VAR_PATH
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Roby73
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/8/6 12:17

  • Roby73

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Now the problem are on users sets.

now I want to fresch install off 2.5.7.2 and ugrade from his.

Thank you very much

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Roby73
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/8/6 12:38

  • Roby73

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I make a disaster after 11 year one site i off is of linne for my decision to not security copy....


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Falcon22
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/9/6 21:18

  • Falcon22

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My xoops website is storing 11GB of data in the xoops_data folder.

Mamba; I tried your solution but it did not work, could you please give me step by step instructions, there are several options in the Maintenance tab and I am not sure what to select.

Can I delete files in this folder using ftp?

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Mamba
Re: xoops_data folder
  • 2016/9/7 7:34

  • Mamba

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Quote:
Mamba; I tried your solution but it did not work, could you please give me step by step instructions, there are several options in the Maintenance tab and I am not sure what to select.

- Go to Maintenance
- on top, you see "Clean cache folder", select all of the folders there, by using mouse and "Shift" key
- press on "Send" button in the same form, right below the "Purge unused custom avatars"

Quote:
Can I delete files in this folder using ftp?

Yes, but leave the index.html, or copy it back, if you delete all files.
make sure that you ONLY delete the files from these folders:

xoops_data/caches/smarty_cache
xoops_data/caches/smarty_compile
xoops_data/caches/xoops_cache
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