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How to delete data from Data Storage

To delete data from a repository you need to create a delete job. Deletions may be needed to free up space that is used by events from obsolete applications, or as a result of an import.

To create this type of job, follow the steps described below:

Authentication

To access Web Interface, open a web browser and type the application's IP address or DNS name. The default address initially assigned to Web Interface is: https://CyberquestIPAddress (example).

The browser automatically redirects you to CYBERQUEST's authentication page:

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In order to create a new job navigate to Settings > Jobs ** and select Jobs** option.

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This page contains all types of jobs added in the CYBERQUEST application.

To edit the jobs information, press Alt text button. This process is almost identical to adding jobs

Click on start job Alt Image button to execute a job. Start Job can be checked in Job Executions page.

To delete a job from the list, press Delete Buttonbutton next to it. As a measure of precaution, you will be asked to confirm deletion.

To mark a job as activate/inactivate, press Alt Image button.

Create a delete job

To create a delete job, press Add Jobs button, a window will open that allows you to create a new job.

Add Jobs

Below we describe the attributes of this job:

  • In Name field, type a name that identifies the newly created job. This name will appear in Jobs list.

  • In Description field, insert an explanatory job description.

  • In Server drop down allows you to choose the data server.

  • From Job Type drop-down list choose Delete job option:

    • Delete job: to delete events from a repository. Deletions may be needed to free up space that is used by events from obsolete applications, or as a result of an import.
  • Data Storage is always the source data storage.

  • Period Spec. Type drop-down allows you to choose between Start & End Date or Last 'x' units

    • Start Date and End Date allow you to define the time interval for which job execution will action.

    • Last 'x' units allows you to choose the most recent number of units, where a unit can be second, minute, hour, day, month or year.

  • Use Filters allows you to add one or more filter groups, the group consists of an operator (AND, OR) and a filtering rule. The filter list is created on the Rules > Filter Rules section.

  • Active allows you to mark a job as activate/inactivate.

When you finished creating the job, press "Save" button to save changes or "Cancel" button to close the window without saving.

Verify the job execution

To verify if the job was executed, press Add Jobs button, from Jobs page and will redirect you in Jobs Executions.