Archive Records

    This task can archive (or delete) obsolete records from a database or filesystem.

    Table 36.9. Attributes of "Archivator" task

    Task type"Archivator"
    Start on

    This attribute specifies a Cluster node on which the task may process.

    This attribute is accessible only in Cluster environment.

    If it is empty, it may be any node; if there are nodes specified, the task will be processed on the first node which is online and ready.

    Archivator type

    There are two possible values: delete or archive.

    Delete removes records without any possibility of recovery.

    Archive option removes records from the database, but creates a ZIP package with CSV files containing the deleted data.

    Older than

    Time period (in minutes) - specifies which records are evaluated as obsolete. Records older than the specified interval are stored in archives/deleted.

    Output path for archivesThis attribute is useful only for the archive option.
    Include executions historyIf checked, Execution History will be archived/deleted as well.
    Include temp files

    If checked, the archivator saves/removes all graph temporary files older than the value in Older than attribute. The temporary files are files with graph debug data, dictionary files and files created by graph components. Log files are not considered as temp files.

    Note that due to performance optimization, the deletion of files may be postponed if the Older than value is lower than 5 minutes (i.e. some temporary files are not deleted sooner than after 5 minutes).

    Include tasks history

    If checked, the archivator will include run records. Log files of graph runs are included as well.

    Include profiler runsIf checked, the archivator will include profiler job results.
    Include server instance historyIf checked, the archivator will include server instance history as well.

    Web GUI - archive records

    Figure 36.7. Web GUI - archive records