Low Disk Space

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Introduction

When disk space is low, the ownCloud Client will be unable to synchronize all files. This section describes its behavior in a low disk space situation as well as the adjustable environment variables that influence it.

Cases

Issue Adjustable Environment Variable

Synchronization of a folder aborts entirely if the remaining disk space falls below 50 MB.

OWNCLOUD_CRITICAL_FREE_SPACE_BYTES

Downloads that would reduce the free disk space below 250 MB will be skipped or aborted. The download will be retried regularly and other synchronization is unaffected.

OWNCLOUD_FREE_SPACE_BYTES