Last Modified Date: 06 Oct 2017
- Tableau Server
- Tableau Server database
- On the computer running Tableau Server, open the Command Prompt as an administrator and navigate to the Tableau Server bin folder, located by default at
C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau Server\<version>\bin
- At the command prompt, run the following commands in order:
tabadmin set wgserver.audit_history_expiration_days <number of days>
- By default, historical event data is stored for 183 days.
- Entries that are older than 183 days are purged with a reap job.
- Non-historical records are purged every seven days, or whenever tabadmin backup or tabadmin cleanup is run.
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