Lifetime configuration for Drafts? Edited

We are currently struggeling with the error in our Confluence Version 5.8.14.

There came up the question if there is a feature that one could configure the 'lifetime' of a Draft. Searching the DB we found Drafts older then 2000 days!

Is there an option to limit that to 7 days or something?


We are on the way to version 6 and hope that the problem is gone there!





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Hey Harald,

Unfortunately there is no scheduled job, routine or task at the moment in Confluence to clear up this undesired backlog of drafts that consume a bunch of database space. :(

There is a suggestion opened CONFSERVER-30409 to take care of this. While it is not implemented, you can follow this workaround to clear up your database.

Hope it helps, have a great week ahead!

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