[Box Backup] deleting file in the store

Chris Wilson boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Fri Nov 14 21:07:04 GMT 2008


Hi Alexandre,

On Fri, 14 Nov 2008, Alexandre Mallais wrote:

> On this page http://boxbackup.org/trac/wiki/011
> 
> There is a quote that says: "If you have problems with large files (over 
> 2GB compressed) not being backed up, restored or compared, you will need 
> to delete them from the store server to fix them properly. You can do 
> this before or after upgrading, but if they are uploaded again by the 
> 0.10 client then the problem will not be solved."
> 
> My current question is not about 2GB files. I just want to know how can 
> you delete files in the store server ? There is not command for it with 
> bbackupquery. :(

You can either exclude it from the backup, run a sync and then remove the 
exclusion; or use a more recent version of Box Backup, such as the latest 
snapshot, where this command has been added to bbackupquery.

Cheers, Chris.
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