Consensus database is 7 gigabytes



  • I'm using the Sia-UI app on my Mac and the file "consensus.db" is taking up 7 gigabytes. What is in that file? Can I delete it safely?



  • @bitworker
    Of course you can delete it.
    BUT!
    You can't delete it safely "forever". As this file is the blockchain and to see your actual balance and make a transaction (send SC) the client needs it to be synced with the network.
    If you delete it, the client will start syncing it again. From scratch.


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