Data Retention Configuration
If you have not made any configuration changes yet, please see How to make configuration changes
For auditing purposes, idenprotect Core Platform records certain actions, this is held in a reporting table and contains historical data about events and accounts on the idenprotect Core Platform
Data exists in this table even after the associated accounts have been deleted.
It is therefore required to specify how long this data is retained.
Other Database Related Configuration
To configure the Database connection, see Database Configuration
To maintain an active back-up or enable high availability, see Database Replication Configuration
Configuring the Data Retention Period
To configure the Data Retention period, you have to change the database connection settings. The settings are configured in:
- Database section in the idenprotect Core Platform Admin Console Config Tab
- Server file system in
|Parameter in Config Tab||Parameter in Properties File||Configuration Change|
||The maximum age of any report data before it will be removed from the database on the next cron job (Defaulted to 180 days)|
Configuring the CRON job
Although the maximum age of the data is set with the above property, the data is not removed until a scheduled job is run which will purge any records older than the retention time.
To see more information on how scheduled jobs work, how the CRON expressions are formed and how to change the schedule for removing old data, see CRON Configuration