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keep your team under the file upload limit

Project Description

For free tier memberships, Slack has a limit of 5gb for file uploads, this program wipes out old files.

Installation

pip3 install slack-bulkdelete

will create a new command slack-bulkdelete

Configuration

Create a configuration file with the Slack API token for a personal account that has administrative privileges. (Bot accounts will not work.)

Acquire a WEB API token for the Group Manager account. https://api.slack.com/docs/oauth-test-tokens

The API token is of the form xoxp-nnnnnnnnnn-nnnnnnn-nnnnnnnnn-aaaaaa.

Put the token, in quotes, in $HOME/.slack_api_token or the configuration file you specify on the command line. This file is a json format file, but only has the one entry.

Use

Before letting it run for real, try using –dry-run to see what files will be deleted and saved.

usage: __init__.py [-h] [-C CONFIG_PATH] [-n] [-u USERS] [-a MAX_AGE]
                   [-s MIN_SIZE] [-p]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -C CONFIG_PATH, --config-path CONFIG_PATH
                        configuration info (default: ~/.slack_api_token)
  -n, --dry-run         just simulate the deletes
  -u USERS, --user USERS
                        limit delete to user
  -a MAX_AGE, --max-age MAX_AGE
                        maximum age in days (default: 30)
  -s MIN_SIZE, --min-size MIN_SIZE
                        minimum size (in kb) of file to delete (default: 200)
  -p, --pinned          include pinned files (you don't want this!)

Notes

Python 3 has some issues with Unicode encoding if the LANG environment variable is not set properly before the interepreter executes code. Make sure that LANG is set to a utf-8 encoding such as C.utf-8 or EN_us.utf-8.

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