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What are these files? 284.bucket.590, etc.

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My event log for today has hundreds of events re: deleting files with names like "365.index.515" and "284.bucket.590". Looking back through my event logs I see hundreds / thousands of these files being added and deleted.

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Re: What are these files? 284.bucket.590, etc.

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Hi @drumboots

Good question! I can't answer that. smiling face with open mouth and tightly-closed eyes

I can explain how these addition and deletion events can occur, but I have not seen this file type before to be honest. 

Since these files they keep being added and deleted, without you doing anything, I understand the set up of a device you have the Dropbox app installed on is causing this. The Dropbox cloud cannot create this file type, thus one of your devices is adding and deleting these files. 

Having said that, what we need to check together is your set up. Let me know all about your set up and any other third party apps that you are using. 

Did you change something to your set up before this started happening? 

Are you on a server by any chance? 

I really want to get to the bottom of this.🕵️‍♀️

Looking forward to your response. 

Thank you. 


Fiona
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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