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Create a destroy rule

Create a destroy rule

Create a destroy rule to delete archived records after a specified amount of time.

Before you begin

Role required: admin


  1. Navigate to System Archiving > Archive Destroy Rules.

  2. Click New.

  3. Fill out the form fields (see table).

  4. Click Submit.

    NameProvide a descriptive name.
    TableSelect the archive table that the system created when you archived records.
    DescriptionProvide a description.
    Archive DurationSpecify the amount of time that records stay in the archive table before the system deletes them.

  5. You can check the archive destroy log at any time

Products > ServiceNow Platform > Data Management; Versions > Helsinki