Maintenance tab - Metasys - LIT-12011202 - Software Application - Metasys Database Manager - 13.0

Metasys Database Manager Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Metasys Database Manager
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011202
Version
13.0
Revision date
2023-08-14
Product status
Active
Language
English

The Maintenance tab provides an easy way to purge records from the trend, alarm (event), audit, and annotation databases. Figure 1 shows the Maintenance tab. If you cannot see this tab, see Required access rights.

Note: Purge records before you rename field contents. Doing so will speed the renaming process. See Renaming field contents in Metasys databases for more information.

See Interaction with the Metasys system for information on ADS, ADX, OAS, NAE85, or LCS85 disruption during database maintenance.

The Maintenance tab is divided into three sections, as shown in the following figure:

See Status bar for information on the status bar.

Figure 1. Maintenance Tab

You can back up a database before you purge it. Backing up a database ensures that you can restore purged data, if necessary. See Backing up a database for more information.