Delete A Backup


New Member
May 30, 2023

I want to delete a backup on my PBS.
I clicked the little "prune" icon (the small red bin icon next to the backup), and the backup was pruned.

Now, from what I understand, to completely delete the backup, you need to do a garbage collection to collect all the "trash" that the backup left behind.

So, I do the garbage collection.

2023-05-30T13:57:25+03:00: Pending removals: 2.256 GiB (in 1509 chunks)

Now, how am I supposed to delete the "Pending Removals"????

Do they delete themselves?

Do I have to do something to delete those???
There needs to be 24 hours and 5 minutes between your prune and GC. Otherwise the GC won'T delete the chunks and they are still pending. So best you try the GC again tomorrow.
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Ah thanks.

I'll try again, and if it doesn't delete the files I will repost.

(I have scheduled it to run at 6:00am every day, so it'll probably do it itself)



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