I have three Google Drive accounts on Insync. One is a small account with very little on it, one is a large account that has synced up about 500GB or so, and one is my work account.
My work account is an account that we have been testing theories with (even though it has important things in it I need). I have a shared folder at work that is EXTREMELY huge and it acts like a file server. Inside that folder we have carved out sub folders to organize groups data and have the access setup on the cloud etc. Everything is working great with the cloud account in general.
However, in an effort to try to also use Google Drive File Stream (DFS) added the big folder to “My Drive” on the web GUI. This ended up causing Insync and DFS to index ALL the files and folders in that really large folder. Ekk! After my PC was syncing for a night and I realized this, the DBs Insync and DFS use were huge! At this point it still never finished indexing everything. I closed out of both apps and removed the huge folder from “My Drive” using the GUI and started DFS back up. I quickly realized that now it was going to need to go through that huge DB and remove all references to objects that no longer exist in my drive. I was able to make this very long and taxing process much faster by closing DFS and removing both the cache folder as well as the DB file DFS uses. After I did that DFS loaded, reindexed and was synced up within 30 minutes! It was like light speed.
Is there a way I can do this with Insync? I found the DBs used in %appdata%\Insync\dbs\ but when I tried to rename the one (that I now know is my work account) Insync loaded telling me “Initialization Failed”. I was hoping it would just try to rebuild the DB. Is there a better way to go about this?