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Policy Information

Date Established: 7/14/2010
Date Last Revised: 9/9/2015
Category: Information Technology
Responsible Office: Office of the CIO
Responsible Executive: Chief Information Officer

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Retention Guidelines for Log Data


Log data retention times are specified in these guidelines, which supplement the Log Data Access and Retention Policy.


Log Data Retention Times

The default server log retention time is 30 days, except as shown in the table below:

Log File Type
Retention Time

IDM Audit

6 months

UBAD Login 60 Days

Contact Information

Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO)
517 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
Phone:  716-645-7979

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Interim Associate VP for Information Technology Approval

Signed by Interim Associate Vice President for Information Technology Thomas R. Furlani

Thomas R. Furlani, Interim Associate Vice President for Information Technology