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Removing workflow artifacts

You can reclaim used GitHub Actions storage by deleting artifacts before they expire on GitHub Enterprise Cloud.

Deleting an artifact

Warning: Once you delete an artifact, it cannot be restored.


By default, GitHub Enterprise Cloud stores build logs and artifacts for 90 days, and this retention period can be customized. For more information, see "Usage limits, billing, and administration."

  1. 在 上,导航到仓库的主页面。

  2. 在仓库名称下,单击 Actions(操作)主仓库导航中的操作选项卡

  3. 在左侧边栏中,单击您想要查看的工作流程。 左侧边栏中的工作流程列表

  4. 从工作流程运行列表中,单击运行的名称以查看工作流程运行摘要。


  5. Under Artifacts, click next to the artifact you want to remove.

    Delete artifact drop-down menu

Setting the retention period for an artifact

Retention periods for artifacts and logs can be configured at the repository, organization, and enterprise level. For more information, see "Usage limits, billing, and administration."

You can also define a custom retention period for individual artifacts using the actions/upload-artifact action in a workflow. For more information, see "Storing workflow data as artifacts."

Finding the expiration date of an artifact

You can use the API to confirm the date that an artifact is scheduled to be deleted. For more information, see the expires_at value returned by "List artifacts for a repository."