By default, content added to the Library does not have an expiration date set.
You can now manage your library bandwidth by deleting unused content in a scheduled manner, either by:
- setting an expiry date individually to each content, or
- enabling automatic content deletion for unallocated or any content based on age for a user group library. However, when any age option is selected, content to be deleted will be selected from the date it was created or uploaded to the Library.
Set Expiry Date to Individual Content
To set an expiry date to one content item (at a time), follow the instructions below:
In Library, navigate to the desired content in the folder, and double-click the content to launch the content properties window.
In the Summary tab, click the Expires on text field and select the expiry date on the calendar displayed. Click Save once done.
The expiry date is displayed next to the content item when viewing your Library in list view, or in the Content Properties window when you double-click the content item in icon view.
To view content items with expiry dates with filters applied:
Add Content with Expiry Date to Advanced Channel (sign)
What you need to know about adding content items with expiry dates to a sign:
After a content item with an expiry date is added to a sign, the expiry date is displayed next to the content item in the playlist.
Once a content item is deleted on the set expiry date, the content item will no longer appear in any sign.
Enable Automatic Content Deletion in User Group Library
To delete content in a user group library based on age, follow the instructions below:
Navigate to Users from the Appspace menu.
Select a user group and click the Edit button.
Slide the Enable automatic content deletion to YES.
Select the desired content deletion option for the user group’s library, and select the desired time frame from the drop-down menu:
- Unallocated content based on age
- Any content based on age
Click Save once complete.