Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server

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