To remove the details of an incident and any digital evidence that is linked to the
incident, you can delete a case and its associated files.
What you should knowYou can manually delete a case or file even when there is a
retention policy active for the
case category. The retention policy for the case category starts to count down when
the case is closed and deletes the case automatically after the retention period
(count down) is reached.
IMPORTANT: Users must be in the
Delete cases and files security policies list. Users must
also have manage permission level to delete cases.
To delete a case:
Open an existing case.
Click the More icon () next to Close case.
Click Delete case.
A confirmation message is displayed: Are you sure you want to delete
this case? Case name.
(Optional) Select Delete all files attached to this case that are
not attached to any other case and then select one of the
Click Delete case and files when you want to
delete a case and all the files that are associated with that
Click Delete case only when you want to keep the files
that are associated with the case.
(Optional) If a case is protected, the Delete case
option is unavailable and a warning message is displayed. This case is
protected from deletion. You must clear the Protect from deletion check box
to delete this case.
Clear the Protect from deletion check box.
The delete status is displayed. After the case is deleted, you are
automatically redirected to the case home page.
The deleted case is marked for deletion and put in the recycle bin.
After you finish
You can view or search in the recycle bin to understand when the case and any
associated files will be purged from the recycle bin. You can also view all active
retention policies. When the purge occurs, the case and any associated files are
permanently deleted from the Genetec Clearance™