Deleting swift and start over

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  • Gnocchi is filling swift with metrics and measures when not correctly configured.
  • Deleting gnocchi metrics and measures with swift delete can take quite some time, and it can be worse if we wait for the objects to expire.
  • This process was tested in a lab environment, this has never been used in production yet.
  • The recommended way of deleting gnocchi metrics is described in this article.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10

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