Is it Ok to delete the files and folders from \CA\DSM\PatchManagement\downloads ?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

Is it Ok to delete the files and folders from \CA\DSM\PatchManagement\downloads ?

Environment:
ITCM 12.9,14.0,14.0 SP1
Answer:

There is no need to keep the downloaded files and they can be deleted  every week or so.. 

You can also configure this delete task in Patch Manager Administration tab --> Data Pruning option ( As shown in below screenshot. )

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Prune download records 

Records older than (days): Specify number of days you would like to keep the files in download folder. (As shown in below picture)

For Example : Below screenshot shows files deletion is configured every 20 days. 

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