As it operates, the Patch Manager server stores XML files in the ~\Server\Data folder, which eventually grows to consume a notable quantity of disk space. The Clear Caches and View Layouts task in the Patch Manager console provides the following options:
Clears the XML files from the ~\Server\Data folder. Patch Manager generates these files during normal operations, and they consume considerable space over time.
Delete Old Tasks
Deletes console-related worker files for old tasks from the server. The Patch Manager stores these files in the local server's ~\EminentWare\Tasks folder.
Clear View Layouts
Reverts all custom view layouts in the Patch Manager console to their default configurations. If you want to backup these custom layouts, find them in the ~\EminentWare\gridlayout folder.
Deletes console-related worker files for old packages from the server. The Patch Manager stores these files in the local server's ~\EminentWare\Packages folder.
Automatic Task Maintenance
Allows you to specify whether you want Patch Manager to automatically delete old tasks after a period of time you specify.
Note: The default paths for the folders referenced in these definitions are:
Windows XP and earlier
Windows Vista and later
To clear Patch Manager caches, layouts, tasks, or packages: