what is the difference between plugins-cache and plugin-cache


On my server Confluence 4.2.2, I found a folder named "plugins-cache", but also about twenthy other directory named



the plugins-cache folder is empty.

thanks for your help.



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Hi Michael,

Those directories are meant to store cache of the plugin that Confluence uses. For your information all the plugin binary data for Confluence is stored in database instead of file system. Therefore upon the startup, Confluence will extract these data information and need to store it on some file system. This is where these directories came into picture, where all the data from plugin is stored into. For more information please refer to the following documentation.
* https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Confluence+Home+Directory

Hope it helps. Cheers. -Josua

Hi Josua,

Thanks for your answer.

I read the documentation, however I didnt point to the difference between:

"plugin-cache" and "plugins-cache"

thanks again.


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