WAL space Issue

I am having issues with WAL directory. I have the tsdb retention size to 175 GB, but the WAL size is increasing huge. now its 281 GB.


du -sh wal
281G wal

Is there any setting I can make to control the WAL space?

Prometheus version is

prometheus, version 2.31.0 (branch: HEAD, revision: d4c83da6d252d4edfdbd639fb817ebdb8e9ab2e4)
build user: root@395d507f537a
build date: 20211102-10:28:54
go version: go1.17.2
platform: linux/amd64