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Outlines how to initiate server-side deletes of entire file system trees in Qumulo Core
- Cluster running Qumulo Core 4.2.4 and above
NOTE: If your cluster is running an earlier version of Qumulo Core, refer to Server-Side Tree Delete in Qumulo Core 4.2.3 and Below for the appropriate commands for your version.
- Command line (CLI) tools installed via API & Tools tab
- Admin privileges on the Qumulo cluster
Initiate a Tree Delete
Use the following command to start a tree delete of a directory using the path:
qq tree_delete_create /dir/to/delete
Use the following command to start a tree delete of a directory using the ID of the tree root:
qq tree_delete_create --id ID
Once a tree delete is initiated using one of the commands above, you will need to confirm the directory to ensure the tree delete is correct. Enter I HAVE VALIDATED THE PATH to proceed with the tree delete.
Check the Tree Delete Status
You can check the current status of all active tree delete operations using the following command:
You can check the current status of the tree delete using the ID with the following qq command:
qq tree_delete_get ID
NOTE: If the job has finished or if there was never a job assigned to the specified directory, the status will return a 404 error.
Cancel an Existing Tree Delete
You can cancel any active tree delete operation using the following command:
qq tree_delete_cancel ID
- You will not receive failure by permissions
- Tree deletes can delete up to a depth of 1000 directories
- If you use tree delete to delete a replication target directory, the replication job will break
- No performance guidance is given for how long the delete work will take to complete
You should now be able to successfully complete a server-side tree delete in Qumulo Core
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