Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#38477 Possible to delete backup history after post processing

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Latest post by sjberry1963 on Tuesday, 07 February 2023 08:31 CST



On my site, I have the backup sent to Google Drive during post processing.

This removes the backup file from my server, but leaves an entry (usually several megabytes each entry) under "Manage Backups.

After any number of backups, these files add up.

Since the file has already been sent to Google Drive (and consequently is now available from my desktop), I don't really need that log or the entry.

I have been unable to locate a switch or setting that would allow me to clear/delete the list after successfully completing the post processing.

Is there such a setting? Is this possible?

Thanks for your help!

Akeeba Staff

You are talking about the log files. You can of course set the log level in your backup profile to Errors and Warnings which will result in an infinitesimal log file (should be 0 bytes if your site doesn't raise any warnings and doesn't fail). The default log level of "All Information and Debug" is only really necessary if you want to request support.

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That's exactly what I was looking for!  Thank you very much!

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