EV8 - Delete placeholders leaving archives untouched in vault store
Am using EV8 Sp5 FSA on Windows Server 2003
We have about 1.5M placeholders on a Windows 2003 File Server archiving to a Windows 2008 storage server. Browsing and backups of the File server have become sluggish I suspect due to the large volume of very small (stub) files in hundreds of shared folders. Archives currently set to remain on stub deletion
Many of these stub files need to be kept for compliance reasons but do not need to be visible/accessible to users. Therefore my plan was to remove stub files over a certain age whilst leaving archives in place in the Vault Store. Have looked through various forums and suprised this question does not seem to have been asked before.
Any ideas anyone how I might do this? (or perhaps why I should not!). I can manually delete the stubs of course (leaving archives) but am looking for an automated method