Clean Directory

  • URL:http://server:port/arcgis/admin/system/directories/<dir>/clean (POST only)
  • Required Capability:Administrator
  • Version Introduced:10.1


Cleans the content (files and folders) within the directory that have passed their expiration date. Every server directory has the max file age and cleanup mode parameter that govern when a file created inside is supposed to be cleaned up. The server directory cleaner automatically cleans up the content within server directories at regular intervals. However, you can explicitly clean the directory by invoking this operation.

Request Parameters


Description: The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json

Example Usage