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Error logs reported as alien files during upgrade

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The upgrader is saying that the various error logs are alien files. Is the intent to just delete them and they will be recreated as needed on future errors?

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Not for me, what file paths exactly? Maybe under a backup of some kind. The upgrader is programmed to ignore everything in the *_custom directories.


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Below is a screenshot of the upgrader list:


Is it safe to delete these? Does the software create new error logs if they are missing when it needs to write an error to a log?

Are these files culled automatically?

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Ah, these aren't from ocPortal, maybe the server makes them itself. No need to delete them though.


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