Create an Audit Log Maintenance application

The Audit Log Maintenance application automatically deletes Audit log records that are older than a specified number of days or months (6 months by default). You can schedule how often to run this application and configure it to optionally export these records prior to deletion.

Make sure that the AuditLogMaintApp rules package is enabled in the Transaction Manager before you enable an Audit Log Maintenance application. For more information, see Manage rules packages.

Use the following procedure to create an Audit Log Maintenance application.

  1. Select Application and click Add New.
  2. The New Application page is displayed.
  3. Select Audit Log Maintenance from the mandatory Application Type list.
  4. New Application - Audit Log Maintenance
  5. Enter a unique Application Name. You cannot enter spaces-only values in this field. For more information, see Spaces in required fields.
  6. Note The application name cannot include any forward slash (/) characters.
  7. (Optional) Use the Assign and Remove buttons to assign business units for the application. The Business Unit List contains the names of business units you have created. For details, see Business units.
  8. Note As with all applications, assigning business units to the application controls which delegated administrators can manage the application. It does not control which log entries Transfer Log Maintenance processes.
  9. (Optional) Enter an application Description.
  10. In the Delete audit log entries when field, specify in days or months how old transfer log entries will be when they are deleted. This field is mandatory.
  11. You cannot enter spaces-only values in this field. For more information, see Spaces in required fields.
  12. To export the deleted audit log entries to a file before they are deleted, select Enable data export, and, in the Export folder field, specify where the export files are stored. You must enter a full directory path.
  13. (Optional) In the Schedule pane, click Configure to schedule a future task or to schedule a series of future tasks.
  14. The Configure Schedule dialog box is displayed.
  15. Configure Schedule
  16. To schedule an immediate recurrent task, select Schedule events on a recurring basis and then select Start now in the Length of Recurrence pane. The task will begin on the next minute.
  17. Note If you configure a schedule and save it after the scheduled start time, the task will not be executed. You must save your configured schedule before the scheduled start time.
  18. For information on working with the SecureTransport scheduler , see Scheduled downloads and tasks. Click OK when finished setting the schedule.
  19. Click Create Application.

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