Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Purge Download Settings

The Purge Download Settings page allows you to configure the settings for automatic purging of downloaded BIOS, firmware, driver, and application files.

The following table provides information about the fields displayed in the Settings > Purge Download Settings page.
Table 1. Purge Download Settings. The following table provides information about the fields displayed in the purge download settings page.
Field Description
Enable purging of downloaded files Select to allow purging of the BIOS, firmware, drivers, or application files that are downloaded by OpenManage Essentials.
Size limit of the downloads folder (GB) Select the size limit of the folder to which OpenManage Essentials downloads the files that are required for applying system updates or remote tasks. By default, the downloaded files are saved in the <install location>\Essentials\System Update folder. Files will be automatically purged from the downloads folder ( <install location>\Essentials\System Update) when the folder size reaches the defined size limit. (Range: 5 GB to 20 GB; Default: 20 GB)
Approximate size of the downloaded files to be purged Select the approximate size of the downloaded files that you want to purge. Files will be purged until the total size of the purged files reaches or exceeds the approximate size that you have defined. (Range: 1 GB to 4 GB; Default: 4 GB)

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