Before running the execution history cleanup, consider the following:
- While running, execution history cleanup can effect
performance and could result in process execution delays. Therefore, the
cleanup should be planned ahead of time and run at a low or no activity time.
- To avoid causing confusion when execution history data has been
deleted, you should notify users to let them know when the cleanup is being
- Backup your
database in case of system failure while the cleanup is running.
Before running the execution history cleanup, you must ensure the proper
permissions are set as follows:
Administration > Security > Role Configuration >
Web UI, ensure that the
Clean Execution History permission is selected
for the role who will run the cleanup, such as Admin, for each of the following
- Web UI
- Ensure that the users or groups who will run the cleanup have
membership in the role.
Administration > Security > Default
Permissions, you can set
Clean Execution History permission for
All Users Permissions and
Groups Permissions. This will cause this
permission to be set whenever new users or groups are created. However, since
the cleanup should be run only by select users in a controlled situation, you
should not typically add this permission as a default.
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