Never forget to "prune" your repo ("restic prune" or "restic forget --prune") if you are running Restic.

"restic forget" alone will just delete references to backups, but will not actually remove data from your backup storage.

As you can see, I have 1.2 TB of useless data in my Hetzner Storage Box, and was already thinking about wasting money for even more storage. 🤔

@thomas Thank you for this. I had 'forget' in my backup scripts but haven't had anything old enough to get rotated out yet.

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