Friday, September 30, 2011

How to remove version history in CQ / WEM

Over time the Version store /jcr:system/jcr:versionStorage can grow to a considerable size. You see that when:
lots of tar files in (CQ5.3):
large lucene index on:

This is also helpful when you are upgrading from CQ5.2X to latest version (As version purging was not enabled in previous version)

Solution: There are couple of solution to this,

You could enable automatic version purging. See more information here

You can also remove version using code mention here