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From Greg Walters <>
Subject Re: Physical Files v. Reported Index Size
Date Wed, 07 May 2014 20:20:16 GMT
See which index directory is actually in use by catting the file, verify nothing
is using the others via lsof and you're safe to delete them.


On May 6, 2014, at 10:34 PM, Darrell Burgan <> wrote:

> Hello all, I’m trying to reconcile what I’m seeing in the file system for a Solr
index versus what it is reporting in the UI. Here’s what I see in the UI for the index:
> As shown, the index is 74.85 GB in size. However, here is what I see in the data folder
of the file system on that server:
> As shown, it is consuming 109 GB of space. Also note that one of the index folders is
75 GB in size.
> My question is why the difference, and whether I can remove some of these index folders
to reclaim file system space? Or is there a Solr command to do it (is it as obvious as “Optimize”)?
> If there a manual I should RTFM about the file structure, please point me to it.  J
> Thanks!
> Darrell
> Darrell Burgan | Architect, Sr. Principal, PeopleAnswers
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