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SQL database size growing rapidly dbo.dt_wmi_Win32_WUAUpdateHistoryEntry table having multiple duplicate entries

Created by Brandon Painter, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

Issues related to the SQL database for the Patch Manager PAS growing rapidly due to the dbo.dt_wmi_Win32_WUAUpdateHistoryEntry table in the database is not purging previously collected inventory data.

Environment

Patch Manager 2.1

Cause 

The Inventory Task is not removing previously collected data and creating duplicate entries.

Resolution

  1. Create a new Computer Inventory task. Refer to Managed Computer Inventory Steps.
  2. In the Inventory Configuration page, deselect the Windows Update Agent History item.
  3. Continue to schedule your inventory task.
  4. please consult your dba on  Truncating the table and Shrinking the DB.
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