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Nintex Newbie

Retention of attachments in workflow tasks

When a user is assigned a task they need to attach documents to the task.

If the attachment is stored in the workflow task list, does this get deleted when SharePoint does the 'Wokflow Auto Cleanup'.

I need this file to be viewable for a long period of time for audit purposes.

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Re: Retention of attachments in workflow tasks

Have the workflow move the attachments to a Library.
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Re: Retention of attachments in workflow tasks

@SimonMuntz I'm using Office365. What action would you use to do this?

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Re: Retention of attachments in workflow tasks

Hi,

 

The answer is yes, the attachment will be deleted if the cleanUp job delete the task.
However, there is several options :

 

 

 

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Re: Retention of attachments in workflow tasks

you can use copy document action. This needs to execute on the task item.

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