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Purge error for WF History and recycle fill-up

Question asked by davidjohnson5000 on Oct 1, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 4, 2017 by Enrico Knapp

I had a great response to my question on how to quickly delete WF history in this post


I have 3 follow-up questions


1- When I go to NintexWorkflowHistory and select Purge items.  I get a correlation ID error  Upon further review it does appear to delete about 7,500 each time I select Purge Items, but no more  Somewhat of a drag when I have 50,000 History items.  Any idea for the error ?  Note I tried another list and same thing - i get an error and it deletes 7,500 at a time.


2-A casualty of doing the above is then my Recycle Bin fills up !  How do I mass delete the Recycle Bin ?


3-How do I prevent WF History getting created in the first place ?  When I go to the Site Workflow and select WF Settings there is no option to prevent a WF history under the drop-down called "History List"