When audit data is imported into an Active Administrator 5.0 database from an Active Administrator 4.x database, the ‘TimeAudited’ column is set to January 1st, 1970 at midnight. This is implemented this way for a number of reasons, 1) the date and time is setback far enough to prevent the Notification Service from sending alerts on imported data, 2) the column value cannot be NULL and needs a date and time value, and 3) the date helps identify that the row was imported from and Active Administrator 4.x database.
You may run into a situation where you need to remove imported audit data from an Active Administrator 5.0 database. To achieve this, follow the steps provided below.
Important: Before beginning, it is important to follow the next steps:
After completing the steps above, follow the next steps to remove the audit data