Garbage Collector

Schedule automatic deletion of objects that match a configured pattern.

Contract type: Subscription
License metric: Installation
Manufacturer Matrix42 AG

Description

The engine Garbage Collector is a cyclicly running background service that deletes objects (e.g. Computers, Monitors and Incidents) based on user-defined deletion criteria. The list of objects to be deleted is determined dynamically via a configuration file. For example, a filter can be defined to delete all computers with the status ‘inactive’ or to delete all incidents which are older than 1 year.
Advantages are:

  • Runs cyclic in the background
  • Continuous clean up of database
  • Very helpful in the context of bulk operations
  • Filter configuration with ASQL
  • Reduced database size

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