We are currently using bamboo 5.5.0 and running into disk space issues, mainly due to the artifacts\globalStorage folder.
As of my understanding, there is a setting to expire files in globalStorage, but only as of bamboo 5.7.0
Until we do update to a newer version, what is the Right Way (TM) to get rid of old deployments under globalStorage?
My recommendation would be to upgrade and use our supported method of artifact expiry, but since that might be difficult if you are tight on space already, here are the answers to your questions:
*) If you are interested, here's why: originally artifacts used to be always stored in appropriate Plan's folder. We wanted to keep that convention, but we needed to make deployments work even if the corresponding build result is removed. We also didn't want to duplicate artifacts without need. So here's how it works: as long as build result exists, deployment looks for artifacts in respective Plan's folder. When it is deleted, we move the artifacts we into "globalStorage" so that they are not lost.
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