How to delete events older than 6 months
Establishing retention period time for events in CyberQuest
All the data is stored in two databases, the archive (offline) database and the online database. So, for deleting all the data/events older then GDPR requirements from CyberQuest the following two steps must be done:
A. Delete from archive (offline) database
Step 1. Authenticate in the CyberQuest web interface as superadmin user.
Navigate to “Settings>Jobs” and select the “Jobs” option
Create a new job from the “Action” menu in the top left corner
Complete the form with the appropriate information
Name: The name of the delete job
Description: The description for the delete job
Job Type: Select from the drop down list the “Delete job” job type
Data Storage: Select the storage from where the data will be delete
Period Spec. Type: Select the “Start & End Date” option
Start Date: Select the start date from where to start deleting the data
End Date: Select the end date from where to end deleting the data
Is Active: Switch ON the job to change state to “Active”
Save the newly created job by clicking on “Submit”
Execute the new created job by clicking on the “start” button
To monitor the job execution, navigate to “Settings>Jobs>Job Executions”
B. Delete from online database
Authenticate in the CyberQuest web interface as Superadmin user.
Navigate to “Settings>Application Settings”
In the left panel click on “RetentionPeriod” setting
Edit the “RetentionPeriodEL” settings and change the value in accordance to the GDPR requirements or the period stated in the internal set of rules.