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How to Remove VaultPress Plugin Data from a Child Sites Database
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Sebastian Moran

How to Remove VaultPress Plugin Data from a Child Sites Database

VaultPress is a backup plugin, built by Automattic. VaultPress can also cause the site installation to bloat the database for postmeta and option entries. Some of the examples of the bloat will be in these option names, created by the plugin; vaultpress vaultpress_allow_forwarded_for vaultpress_service_ips_external_cidr _vp_ai_ping _vp_config_post_meta_name_ignore _vp_config_should_ignore_files _vp_current_scan _vp_signatures The option name which can cause the most issues is _vp_ai_ping. On some sites, _vp_ai_ping  has entries which have been known to bloat the site’s options database table with 300-500MB of data. VaultPress plugin has an option in its settings to delete all VaultPress settings.   When the VaultPress plugin is

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