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Are old diag-temp files needed? (Probably not.)

I_am_Jeff
Communicator

Looking to recover some disk space. Can I delete old diag-temp directories, anything under run/splunk/diag-temp? Here are some samples I've pasted from tar(1) output.

 
./run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_hebrew-ISO-8859-8.ngrams, 1244 bytes, 3 tape blocks
x ./var/run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_bosnian.ngrams, 1247 bytes, 3 tape blocks
x ./var/run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_slovak-CP1250.ngrams, 1215 bytes, 3 tape blocks
x ./var/run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_sanskrit.ngrams, 1207 bytes, 3 tape blocks
x ./var/run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_hindi.ngrams, 1244 bytes, 3 tape blocks
x ./var/run/splunk/diag-temp/diag-hostname-2010-11-23/etc/ngram-models/_catalan.ngrams, 1273 bytes, 3 tape blocks

I believe the answer is, "Those are not needed beyond troubleshooting and can be removed," but would like confirmation.

Thanks in advance!

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yannK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Those file should be deleted after the generation of the diag. It may have failed.
You can remove the folder siat-temp safely to claim space.

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yannK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Those file should be deleted after the generation of the diag. It may have failed.
You can remove the folder siat-temp safely to claim space.

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