When running SpiderOak from the command line, one available option is the
--purge-historical-versions option. This allows you to remove
historical versions of files in your backup set according to a schedule you
specify. You may use this to clean up old versions of files you no longer need,
freeing up space in your account. This is a powerful feature, and care should
be taken when using it, since it permanently removes data from your backup.
Please note that this command only purges historical versions from the device running the command. If you would like to purge historical versions from each of the devices in your account, you will need to run this command on those devices as well.
To run this command, please follow these instructions:
cmd.exe. This will launch the command prompt window.
c:\"Program Files"\SpiderOak\SpiderOak.exe --purge-historical-versions
--purge-historical-versions option has three modes:
specifier: purge according to a schedule you specify (details below)
specifier for setting your own schedule is an argument of
hM,dN,w - where M and N are numbers, specifying how many
hourly and daily versions to keep, respectively. Leaving the number off (as for
the "w" or weekly part of this example) means unlimited. The option also
accepts (m)ontly and (y)early arguments.