Delete a folder that seems unused?

I have a folder named /var/discource/shared/strandalone.backup using about 10 gb og data - Is this folder safe to delete. It seems really old?

Do you mean /standalone/backups?
It contains the local backups of your forum.
Do you automatically send your backups in some cloud without keeping a local copy? If you do, maybe your backup folder contains obsolete backups? :man_shrugging:t6:

Probably so. It sounds like someone made a copy of that directory long ago as a backup of /var/discourse/shared/standalone. If you want to be extra paranoid, you can rename it, reboot your server, and make sure everything still works before you delete it.


I renamed it to “old” and did a reboot - it still works. Will delete it now. Thanks for your help

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