Purge Searches

The Purge Searches Service Task is responsible for deleting empty searches. The Purge Searches Service Task also has the ability to remove results data.

If you find that you have searches that did not return any results, (total matches were 0), you may want to remove those searches from the console by running the Purge Searches service task which can also remove results data, because as endpoints send their search results up to the console, they are stored in the database, but storing a large amount of results in the console database can take up a lot of space if they are allowed to accumulate over time and this in turn may slow the performance of the console. You can set a filter to purge specific searches as described below.

The following options are available:

Note: To create the Purge Searches service task, a user must be assigned to a Role which has the following General Permissions: