I have been wrestling with a NW6.5.7 server that houses my GW7.0.2 groupwise system. There are a number of subdirectories under OFFILES that hold attachments. It is not set to purge immediately, so I purge it every few days at night. as it is working though the purge, you see all the files get purges for a directory and then it pauses for several seconds before jumping to the next one in line. Other servers I manually purge don't do this. These directories do see a lot of action(creates and deletes). It is normally good to set these to auto purge, but I am a little afraid of doing that in this case, because if this pause occurs constantly, the system could grind to a halt. Any ideas? Thanks.