How to clear old logs from the SQL Reporting Database

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Version Affected:  All

Description:  

By default, when you setup the SQL Reporting Database, it keeps the logs forever. 

This article provides a SQL Query that will cleanly delete all records over 30 days old

Cause:  

Standard Behaviour

 

Resolution:  

1. Log into SQL Management Studio
2. Click New Query
3. Change the Database to your logging database
4. Run

BEGIN
Delete from CategoryLog where Logid in (Select Logid from Log where Timestamp <= dateadd(day, -30,getdate()));
Delete from Log where LogID not in (select logid from CategoryLog);
END;

 

 

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