The Clear Caches and View Layouts task allows you to do the following on a specific Patch Manager server:
This task applies to the local Patch Manager server hosting the console.
The default paths for the folders referenced in article are:
Windows XP and earlier
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\EminentWare
Windows Vista and later
The following describe the available actions in this task in detail:
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
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
Deletes console-related worker files for old packages from the server. The Patch Manager stores these files in the local server's
Automatic Task Maintenance
Allows you to specify whether you want Patch Manager to automatically delete old tasks after a period of time you specify.
All versions of Patch Manager
To complete the Clear Caches and View Layouts task to expose the options for cleaning up the files on your Patch Manager server: