Managing upload storage

Is there a way to browse, list or view the uploads stored on a Rocket Chat server?

I’m wondering about managing storage if we have lots of large files. Can they be purged? Can I see what is taking up the most space?

Hi! it will depend on how you have choose to store those files in ADMIN > File Upload.

If you choose GRIDFS, they get store inside mongo itself, so you can use a GridFS browser to do the maintenance you want.

Also consider configure a Retention Policy if you want to limit old file uploads/messages.

Thank you. We’re using GridFS, so I’ll look into a browser.

Retention policy is a good idea. I’ll consider that. If we don’t want to lose anything, maybe it would be an idea to consider some kind of object storage.

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