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Large disk space consumption of the Active Update folder of Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS)

    • Updated:
    • 24 Feb 2021
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Advanced 10.0
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard 10.0
    • Platform:
    • N/A
Summary

The Worry-free Business Security server's ...\PCCSRV\wss\activeupdate\ folder consumes large disk space - up to 84GB.

This article provides answers the following questions:

  • How can you clean up the uncessary files that are consuming a lot of disk space and keep only the latest files?
  • How can you prevent the server from storing too many update and log files?
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To delete unnecessary files, perform the steps below:

  1. Use the Disk Cleaner tool to automatically remove backup files, log files and unused pattern files.
  2. Manually delete the pattern files that the tool failed to remove. Do the following:
    1. Stop the Trend Micro Security Server Master Service on the Windows Services Console. (Services.msc)
    2. Remove all files located in the ..\Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\activeupdate folder.
    3. Navigate to ..\Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\conf\, and delete the following:
      • db1*
      • db2*
      • attr*
       
      Delete other files that has the "db" prefix (e.g. db1-shm, db1-wal, db2-shm,db2-wal, etc.).
       
    4. Get a copy of the db1, db2 and attr files:
      • Copy from: ..\Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\support\
      • Place to: ..\Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\conf\
    5. Open a command prompt with administrator privilege, then change the directory to Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\WSS\spsc\bin.
    6. Execute the following commands:
      • activeindex -i
      • attributetool -i
    7. Make sure there is at least 5GB free disk space.
    8. Start the Trend Micro Security Server Master Service on the Windows Services Console (Services.msc).
    9. Perform a manual update of the Security Server.
  1. Stop the Trend Micro Security Server Master Service on the Windows Services Console (Services.msc).
  2. Go to the ..\Trend Micro\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\ folder.
  3. Open the UpdatePattern.ini file using a text editor like Notepad.
  4. Under [GenBFDiff] section, change the following values:
    • MaxDiff = 12
    • KeepPtn = 4
  5. Save and close the file.
  6. Except for the latest 2 patterns, delete the content of the following folders:
    • ..\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\pattern\crcz
    • ..\Security Server\PCCSRV\wss\spsc\pattern\itbl
  7. Start the Trend Micro Security Server Master Service on the Windows Services Console (Services.msc).
  8. Perform a manual update of the Worry-free Security Server.
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Solution Id:
1122238
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