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12c Business Intelligence Publisher Enterprise Administration Steps To Extend The BI Publisher Job History Retention Period From The Standard Of 180 Days To A Higher Value (Doc ID 2456715.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2022

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Business Intelligence Publisher 12c, Enterprise Administration System Configuration related issues




Provide steps to extend the BI Publisher Job History Purge from the standard of 180 days to a higher value.

According to Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher the retention period of a job history is set to 180 days, by default:

Users can manually purge the job history older than the retention period.

When you purge old job history the saved output, saved XML, job delivery info, and the job status details are deleted.

To purge old job history:
  1. On the Administration page, under System Maintenance, select Manage Job Diagnostics Log.
  2. Click Purge scheduler metadata.


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