Data Retention

PrivX data types and retention policies are as follow

Audit events

Audit events are stored in database and default retention period is 180 days. The retention period can be specified under PrivX UI Administration -> Settings -> Monitor service -> AUDIT EVENT DATA RETENTION PERIOD

Connections metadata

Metadata of completed connections are stored in database. Connection metadata are not regularly removed by default. A retention period can be specified under PrivX UI Administration -> Settings -> Connection Manager -> CONNECTION METADATA RETENTION

Trails

Trails are stored in file system. The default retention period is 180 days. The retention period can be specified under PrivX UI Administration -> Settings -> Global -> TRAIL EXPIRATION

User accounts

  • Local user accounts are stored in database. An account is deleted permanently from database if deleted by an admin.
  • External user accounts are fetched and processed in PrivX memory. PrivX doesn't store user accounts from external user directories.

Hosts

  • Hosts in local directory are stored in database. A host is permanently delete from database if deleted by an admin.
  • Hosts scanned and imported from external directories are stored in database. The hosts as such are deleted from database when they are no longer a valid host in external directory.

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