XF 2.1 Does XenForo prune proxied images?

Warchamp7

Active member
My understanding of the image proxy is that the proxied image gets stored on the server. Does XenForo ever clean up these images after a certain amount of time?

The reason I ask is because I run a rather old forum, and our attachments folders have ballooned in size over the last few years, notably starting around when we enabled the image proxy

internal_data/attachments is at 85GB
data/attachments is at 4GB
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
Have a look in the internal_data/image_cache directories.

What's the oldest file there?

I've just checked mine and everything seems to be as expected with a lifetime of 7 days.

Oh wait, you specifically mention the internal_data/attachments directory.
That is for images which are actually uploaded to the site, not proxied.
 

Warchamp7

Active member
Have a look in the internal_data/image_cache directories.

What's the oldest file there?

I've just checked mine and everything seems to be as expected with a lifetime of 7 days.

Oh wait, you specifically mention the internal_data/attachments directory.
That is for images which are actually uploaded to the site, not proxied.
Looks like image_cache is indeed being cleared properly. I guess we've just gotten a ton of uploads the past few years.

What's the difference between internal_data/attachments and data/attachments, if I may ask?
 
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