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Maintenance Cleanup

Maintenance Cleanup step allows you to cleanup EMS SQL Backup and SQL Server backups and Maintenance plan reports, created by MS SQL Server, stored locally on the server or on a remote cloud storage. Cleaning MS SQL Server backups is not available for MS SQL Server 2000.


To launch the updating operation immediately select Quick_Maintenance_Actions Quick Maintenance Actions | MaintenanceCleanup Maintenance Cleanup popup menu item in the Servers tab.


To perform scheduled maintenance cleanup on regular basis you need to include this task into Policy:

1. At Step 2 of the Create Policy wizard click Create new step button and select Maintenance Cleanup step type.

2. Also, you can create a new Step Template for further use selecting Maintenance Cleanup step at the Templates tab.


Steps of the Maintenance Cleanup wizard:

Naming step

Selecting files/folders for cleanup

Defining cleanup criteria

Performing operation



See also:

Backup database

Execute SQL Server Agent job

Execute T-SQL statement

History Cleanup

Database Integrity Check

Shrink Database

Reorganize Indices

Update Statistics

Database Parameters Logger

Maintenance Cleanup

Transaction Log Shipping

Database Shipping

Bulk Restore