Is there a way to prevent users from storing advanced reporting output PDF files in the Jasper repository?

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Last Modified Date : 16/05/2018
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Introduction:
Users are running reports in advanced reporting, and are saving the output PDF files in the Jasper repository.  This is leading to a large number of output files building up in those folders.  Is there a way to prevent this?
Question:
Is there a way to prevent users from storing advanced reporting output PDF files in the Jasper repository?
Answer:
Unfortunately the direct answer to this question is no - there is no way to prevent PDFs specifically from being created in those folders. This is a limitation of Jaspersoft and is not something we are able to control.  CA recommends using the Reports and Jobs function in PPM to run reports, for which you can then schedule the "Purge Report Output" job to run nightly.  This job will purge the report ouptut from the PPM side. The purge job will NOT remove report instances/output created in Advanced Reporting, it only works for the ones run from within PPM reports and jobs functionality.