[horde] VFS questions (was: old horde_vfs entries - delete?)
jan at horde.org
Wed Jun 15 10:56:43 UTC 2011
Zitat von Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
> following up older thread:
>>>> Zitat von Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
>>>>> I have a big horde_vfs table.
>>>>> I see that some entries are years old, at least the vfs_modified says so.
>>>>> Is it ok to clean the old data from horde_vfs?
>>> On 26.04.11 12:39, Jan Schneider wrote:
>>>> Your users might be *very* unpleased if you deleted arbitrary files from
>>>> the VFS just because they haven't been updated in a while.
>> Zitat von Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
>>> "a while" like "a few years"?
>>> What kind of data are stored there btw?
> On 03.05.11 15:16, Jan Schneider wrote:
>> All kind of data, linked attachments, contact attachments, user files etc.
> Can I limit the size of data that users will store to VFS?
Only if you use a backend that supports per-user quota, like FTP. But
that could cause problems.
> Can I prevent some kinds of data (e.g. linked attachments) to be stored
> there (at least for longer than it's needed?)
Don't use linked attachments. Or configure different VFS backends for
the different VFS usages in Horde applications.
> For linked attachments, are they needed to be stored in database during mail
> composition? Are they needed at all?
It's a feature. It's your choice if you want to provide this to the
users. It's also your choice if you store them in the database or
anywhere at all.
> I found out that some of the data are MEGABYTES long and were really changed
> some years ago.
> Is there any way to configure what data are allowed to be stored in VFS and
> for what time?
There are a lot of different usages for VFS, and each place takes care
of garbage collection or deleting files regularly fro VFS if it makes
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