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How to create a log table of all deleted records Sql Server 2008?

I am having SalesAccount Table and I have a job that calls the storedprocedure who deletes old records later than 3 years.  Table retains 3 year data. Jobs runs every day. I want to create a log table which stores all the records who are deleted successfully and the date last deleted.

SalesAccount Table:
      [ID] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL,
      [DateTimeStamp] [smalldatetime] NULL,
      [BankerInfo] [varchar](100) NULL,
      [Notes] [varchar](250) NULL

stored procedure:
delete from SalesAccount
where ID in
(
      select ID      from SalesAccount
      where DateTimeStamp <= (DATEADD(YEAR , -3 , GETDATE()))
)


Question: how to create a log table which contains the information:
id, details(comma delimited list of all records that are deleted), count of records that are deleted, loggedon(date of deletion). Insert this information in log table after job runs to delete data.

thanks
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Saroj13
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Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
Use the OUTPUT clause; for example:

delete from SalesAccount
output deleted.ID, deleted.DateTimeStamp, ... into SalesAccountLog ( ID, DateTimeStamp, ... )
 where ID in
 (
       select ID      from SalesAccount
       where DateTimeStamp <= (DATEADD(YEAR , -3 , GETDATE()))
 )
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Philip PortnoySr. MS SQL DBA and Technical Account ManagerCommented:
What I'd do in your case is:

1) A trigger on your SalesAccount.
This trigger should be FOR DELETE.
It will copy all deleted rows into SalesAccount_log table (with the same structure + 1 additional column "Deleted date").
Trigger would look like:

CREATE TRIGGER logdeleted ON SalesAccount FOR DELETE AS
INSERT INTO SalesAccount_log SELECT [ID], [DateTimeStamp], [BankerInfo], [Notes], DATEADD(dd, 0, DATEDIFF(dd, 0, GETDATE())) FROM deleted

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Then you can build a view on top of a SalesAccount_log table to present the data in the format you want
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Saroj13Author Commented:
How to insert in the log table
All the ID's that are deleted from the salesaccount table in the comma delimited list and Count of how many items are deleted.
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Saroj13Author Commented:
Would you please help me in
This will generate all the deleted rows in the Log Table. HELP--- I want Columns in the Log Table [ID(primary key), List of deleted IDS from SalesAccountTable in the comma delimited list, Count of deleted ids, Date of execution.
delete from SalesAccount
output deleted.ID, deleted.DateTimeStamp, ... into SalesAccountLog ( ID, DateTimeStamp, ... )
 where ID in
 (
       select ID      from SalesAccount
       where DateTimeStamp <= (DATEADD(YEAR , -3 , GETDATE()))
 )
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