Thanks for the pointer. Interestingly though when I take th URL:
And I copy the image as a buckup
and then delete the image
I can still see it on the web page.
I’m going to rebuild discourse and see what happens but it’s wierd to me it can still deliver the image
Cancel that, when I impersonate a user in a different browser the image is gone. I assume chrome has a temp copy which is why I can still see it. Thankfully the image has been removed successfully, and the forum is still in one piece!
And if I add a new image with the previous image ID:
Then the image is restored in the browser which could not see it previously: