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SQL Server 2005 will not keep history longer than 1 day

Posted on 2011-03-20
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Have SQL Server 2005 and job keeps history longer than 1 day.

All settings are corect, no maintenance tasks to cleanup any history etc.,

We dont have any job history limits etc.,

Any suggestions
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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check the sql server agent settings, there is also a config to delete older job history entries.
also, the jobs can store how many entries they store, which is not linked to time, actually.
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Checked and was nothing checked.
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There was a history cleanup job to cleanup 1 year history, disabled that and trying again.

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itmti,
     Is it 1 day or 1 year? Anyway hope this will work.
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it was 1 year

but disabled completely that part of maintenance and started to work
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thanks
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