About Clearing Jobs and Logs from the Final Cut Server Database

When Final Cut Server is installed, a default Scheduled Maintenance schedule automation that runs the Clean Jobs and Clean Logs responses is set up to run daily at 3:30 am. When it runs, the Clean Jobs and Clean Logs responses archive jobs and logs that are 7 days old, and purge jobs and logs that are 14 days old from the archive.

Important: Be sure to turn off any sleep settings on the system running Final Cut Server. If the computer goes to sleep, scheduled automations will not run.

For the average organization, the default Scheduled Maintenance schedule automation will adequately clean your Final Cut Server system. However, if your Final Cut Server system uses an abundance of scans or scans filesystems containing many directories, it may be overloaded with jobs and logs. You can optimize the scheduled maintenance responses to more frequently archive and purge jobs and logs by doing one or both of the following: