Enabling PostgreSQL Archive Log Deletion after Backup


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By default, the log files in the wal directory that are backed up during a backup operation are not deleted after the backup job. If you want, you can delete these backed up log files after a backup by selecting the Delete archive logs check box.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click an instance for which you want to delete archive logs after a backup operation.

    The instance page appears.

  3. On the Overview tab, click Edit.

    The Edit PostgreSQL instance dialog box appears.

  4. Select the Delete archive logs check box.

  5. Click Save.