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[resolved] Database overload: table wfConfig (3 posts)

  1. Barnez
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have Wordfence Security 3.5.1 installed and am getting what seems to be excessive overload on one of my database tables. The database is about 8 MB in total and the overload of table wfConfig runs at over 1.5 MB. This table seems to be associated with Wordfence, and no matter whether I optimise or repair the table in myphpadmin, the overload returns within 24 hrs. I have also tried to deactivate and reactivate the plugin, but this has not helped.

    I could just set my database plugin to optimise on a daily basis, but is there a solution for this issue?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordfence/

  2. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    Can you tell me what you mean by overload? Is it just unusually large in size? Or are you seeing something else?

    Thanks,

    Mark.

  3. Barnez
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Mark,

    Thanks for your response. Wordfence is functioning absolutely fine. The issue is only with the unusually large size of the overhead, in relation to the overall size of the database.

    I read that databases should be optimised once a month or so to reduce the total overhead below 10% of the total size of the database. But as things stand I need to optimise every day, and as soon as I run Wordfence from the Dashboard, for example to check for recent visitors, the high overhead (1.5 MB) of the wfConfig table reappears again.

    Thanks,

    Barnez

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