directories that can be cleared in /var/atlassian/application-data/confluence?

I am running out of room in /var/atlassian/application-data/confluence . Are there any directories that can be purged?

In particular, there is a directory called "bad2." This directory seems to contain backups of the plugin directories (bundled-plugins plugins-cache plugins-osgi-cache plugins-temp). I suppose this could have been created by another admin, but is this otherwise something Confluence creates on its own for some reason? Can it be removed?

UPDATE: The bad2 directory was indeed created by another administrator. Confluence did not create it.

1 answer

1 accepted

According to the Confluence docs, you can safely remove several of the plugins cache directories:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/How+to+Clear+Confluence+Plugins+Cache

From my own experience, some of the cache files are not recreated on restart, so this will save you some space.

have you ever seen a directory called "bad2"? Further details in the edited question.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted yesterday in Confluence

Calling all marketing teams who use Confluence - we want to hear from you!

Hi Community! me again 🙂 If you’re a marketing team using Confluence, we want to hear your story! How did you start using Confluence? What are your use cases? What have been some of the benefits?...

91 views 2 3
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you