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EPY: W-2 Files Deleted When "Delete Orphan File Attachments" Button Pushed (Doc ID 820212.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America - Version 9 to 9 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


For all Payroll for North America customers on Release 9 version, you are strongly advised not to use the utility Delete Orphan File Attachments found in PeopleTools > Utilities > Administration > Copy File Attachments, until further notice.

The following information is from Enterprise PeopleTools 8.49 PeopleBook: System and Server Administration > Using PeopleTools Utilities:

Remove Orphan File Attachments from Database

The accumulation of file attachments can consume a significant chunk of disk space. On a regular basis, you should make sure that lingering, or orphaned, file attachments are deleted from the database. Click the Delete Orphan File Attachments button to complete this task. This button invokes the CleanAttachments PeopleCode function.

Navigation to this Utility is via PeopleTools > Utilities > Administration > Copy File Attachments


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