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pwd : /home/username/webapps/wordpress-app/wp-content/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/cache
For some reason, this folder is getting filled up with files real fast !
It crossed 100GB when I got a mail from webfaction alert about diskspace usage.
I did a rm -rf * but its getting filled up again. The wordpress site nowdays hardly receives any traffic. So I don't understand how these files are getting generated automatically.

1. Anyone know anything about this ?
2. Cron to delete files in the folder every hour ? (Bad idea ?)

asked 07 Feb '15, 13:20

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It sounds like a bug in your wordpress plugin, but it's not something we have any firsthand experience with, so you might want to create an issue on the plugin's bug tracker if it has one. The plugin developers might know more about what could be happening.

As for the cron job to empty the directory every hour, that's not a bad idea. It would be easy to implement and cron is very reliable. It's definitely a "work-around", not an ideal solution, but it sounds like a good plan until you know what the plugin is doing to create this much data on a regular basis.

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answered 08 Feb '15, 01:39

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