Auditor Help: Database Archiving

Note! Note: Database Archiving is available in the Auditor Professional version of the Ecora software. It is not available in Auditor Basic version. If you are interested in the Auditor edition, please contact a sales representative.

Ecora Auditor Professional provides a utility for moving and/or deleting data as it ages. This allows you to manage the disk space used by accumulating data and can coincide with a comprehensive disaster recovery backup schedule.

To create an archiving task:

  1. Click on the Scheduled Tasks tab in the left pane of the main interface.
  2. Click New Task... (or select an existing task from the list and click Edit...).
    New task
  3. In the New Task dialog box, select the Database Archiving and click OK.
  4. Enter a name for the task.
  5. Establish moving and/or deleting tasks for managing aging data.
    archiving database dialog box
  6. Use the text box / drop-down to set the action (move, delete, copy).
  7. Enter the DSN (Data Source Name), User name, Password, and Host for both the source database being archived and the destination database where the data will be archived.
  8. Enable the items you want archived.
  9. Use the text boxes / drop-downs to set the age of the items that will be affected.
  10. Click Close.