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Are there decent Admin tools for hosting your own homeserver now? Last time I checked it out I could neither disable file uploads completely nor remove users from the server short of editing the database.

you can disable fileuploads completely from the config (set a max filetransfer size of 0). however, we still need to build a proper admin web interface for it. the admin API is improving however, but it's a matter of hitting the API with curl currently (for removing users etc).

Setting the max filetransfer size to 0 still showed the button and allowed uploading of 0 byte files. Probably just a UX oversight but annoying nonetheless. Not having a simple to use admin or even moderator interface makes Matrix unusable for my purposes for the time being.

right, understood. this is why the original post explicitly says:

> so I’m afraid that synapse’s RAM footprint will not have got significantly better, and your favourite long-awaited features (automatically defragmenting rooms with lots of forward extremities, configurable message retention, admin management web-interface etc) have not yet landed

We know that admin management interfaces are critical, and we'll be adding them now 1.0 is out asap.

Meanwhile, I filed https://github.com/vector-im/riot-web/issues/10025 for "hide the upload button" feature req.


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