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History Cleanup

History Cleanup step allows you to clean the selected instance history (backup history and SQL Agent jobs).


To launch history cleanup immediately select Quick_Maintenance_Actions Quick Maintenance Action | ServerHistoryCleanup History Cleanup popup menu item in the Servers tab .


To perform scheduled history cleaning 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 History Cleanup step type.

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



Steps of the History Cleanup wizard:

Naming step

Selecting server

Selecting historical data

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