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File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by neptronix » Jul 16 2021 4:59pm

Hey all. I'm preparing to do a real big server upgrade and move for ES.

In PHPbb, there's an option to 'delete orphaned attachments'. I run this once a year to keep our file storage down to a rational size.
I suspect this feature is imperfect and deletes images that are in actual posts.

The era of posts affected by this is 2019-2021.
Let me know if you suddenly see something missing. IE a section of a thread's images have gone byebye.

I will be keeping a copy of the images from before this change for at least 6 months, so if we have issues, this is revertable.
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Re: File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by Addy » Jul 16 2021 5:06pm

Speak of the devil, I just noticed some images missing from my thread: viewtopic.php?f=14&t=97790

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Re: File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by neptronix » Jul 16 2021 6:42pm

That's thumbnail corruption in that thread unfortunately ( on our todos is unassign all the thumbnails, since the functionality in phpbb is bad - it doesn't accurately create or maintain them. )

You can click on the broken image and get the original, so that's not this issue i'm looking for.

If an image is truly missing, you can click on it and see no trace.
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My first major build: 1.6kW 8T MAC motor on a Trek 4500 MTB.
Monster MTB: Leafmotor 1500w @ 4kW on a Turner O2 full suspension.
The monster scooter: Heavy duty Cannondale semi recumbent - under construction.
Blue Dream: Maxaraya FS semi recumbent and high efficiency mid-drive - under construction.

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Re: File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by Addy » Jul 16 2021 9:08pm

When I click those broken thumbnails, it goes to an error page saying "The selected attachment does not exist anymore."

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Re: File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by neptronix » Jul 19 2021 4:11pm

Image 1 is broken:
Image

Image 2 works:
Image

I only clicked image 2, my bad.

Anyway, did both of these things just happen at the same time, or separately?
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My first major build: 1.6kW 8T MAC motor on a Trek 4500 MTB.
Monster MTB: Leafmotor 1500w @ 4kW on a Turner O2 full suspension.
The monster scooter: Heavy duty Cannondale semi recumbent - under construction.
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Re: File attachments pruned - let me know if you see missing images.

Post by Addy » Jul 20 2021 12:40am

I think I had only clicked on the first image and found that it was a dead link. Both thumbnails appeared broken when I visited that thread.

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