Mastodon content retention settings

Hugo GameiroMastodon

Mastodon administrators can access a content retention tool in the Mastodon web interface (Administration->Server Settings->Content Retention). This tool has three settings that impact storage usage: Media cache retention period This value is blank by default, so it never deletes the remote media cache.Still, all servers hosted by have an automated cache deletion that will automatically delete the remote media … Read More

RE: Mastodon media storage

Hugo GameiroFAQs, Mastodon

To clarify, when you or another user in your server follows a remote user, from that moment on, all new posts from that remote user start to federate with your server. By federate, you can think of a copy of those posts are stored in the database. If you follow 1000 remote users and another user on your server follows … Read More