How to remove old articles
Alan Baker ( ISC Networks )
Alan.Baker at EUROPE.SIMOCO.com
Fri May 25 10:19:03 UTC 2001
Many thanks for replies. I now have plenty of disk space :-)
> -----Original Message-----
> I've just inherited support of an old INN news server.
> The first thing I notice is that the spool directory is full
> of a lot of old articles, ie all dated September or October
> 1998 - about 3GB of them. I can't see any way of getting rid
> of them, newer stuff has all expired and be deleted properly,
> but all these old files remain.
> Can I safely just delete (UNIX rm) all the files under the
> articles structure? (There are no current ones as the service
> has been down for a month) Should I run any commands after
> that to tidy up any databases?
> All help gratefully received while I get to grips with
> supporting news here.
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