[rt-users] BULK shredding?

Ruslan Zakirov ruslan.zakirov at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 02:17:01 EST 2005

On 12/22/05, Howard Jones <howard.jones at network-i.net> wrote:
> I've just been looking into using RTx-Shredder to kill off our deleted
> tickets (55000 tickets now, and probably 80% deleted).
> However using the obvious incantation from the documentation:
>     ./rtx-shredder --sqldump unshred.2005-12-21.B.sql --plugin
> 'Tickets=status,deleted'
> it offers to delete 10 tickets. Running it again deletes another 10. Is
> there an option to shred ALL the matching tickets? I couldn't see one in
> the docs... From the web interface, there's a limit you can set, but if
> you set it high then the URI is too long for the RT web dispatcher
> ('high' seems to be <500).
> Can I specify a limit on the CLI version (bypassing any URI problems)?
Yes, you can. CLI has the same set of options for plugins.
./rtx-shredder --sqldump unshred.2005-12-21.B.sql --plugin

I wouldn't suggest you to delete more then 1000 tickets at once.

> I don't mind if it takes a while, just so long as it doesn't require
> poking every 10 minutes :-)
> Best Regards,
> Howard Jones
> (Incidentally, the Shredder Web UI didn't work in IE6 at all - the
> show/hide for the plugin options didn't trigger. I used Firefox and it
> worked fine).
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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