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Unknown tables in goldmine

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Hi,

We have noticed a loads of tables in the goldmine database which we dont know what they are.

They all start with GM_0000 and then a 6 character code i.e. GM_0000KXJS82 – all of these tables seem to have 1 record in them.

Any ideas what these could be?

Screenshot also.

Thanks
daiwhyte
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by:GMGenius
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It depends on what third party apps you might be using, I would say they are only temporary tables and can be removed

what third party integration apps do you use? if any
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by:daiwhyte
ID: 38834485
We have an app which imports data from an external sql server into GM using the API.
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by:GMGenius
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That shouldnt cause it.

can you post the contents of one of these tables (field names also)
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by:daiwhyte
ID: 38834994
Ok just looking at one of the tables: GM_0001X42GWB

 

All the column names look like this:

 

LABEL001

LABEL002



LABEL068

 

Some of the tables are different sizes – another one I looked at runs up to LABEL080

 

All are VARCHAR(50)

 

There is only 1 record per table and it appears to be customer data – not all the fields are populated.

 

Hope this helps.
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by:GMGenius
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Do you use sync to outlook at all, I have seen this when using that, the temp table is never deleted

I would say its ok to delete them
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by:daiwhyte
ID: 38835134
No we dont use outlook. We do use the email function to send out bulk emails via the exchange server mind.
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I am pretty sure these are only temp tables, but I am unsure whats creating them.
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by:daiwhyte
ID: 38835628
Thanks GMGenius. We are going to back up the DB, delete the entries and see what happens.
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by:daiwhyte
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Thank you
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