Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server

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