Hi is it safe to delete temp files under below path for a SharePoint production web application? C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\VirtualdirectoryName\temp

  • what type of files you are seeing?
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Sep 14, 2018 at 20:32

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I have checked several farms and none of them had a temp folder in it's VirtualDirectory.

So the answer is NO. You should not delete those files if you don't know the application creating them.

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