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Mass data deletion from NetSuite

Hello Everyone!

 

Today’s issue is related to cleaning a client account of test and unwanted items/transaction without manually deleting them one by one. NetSuite provides a Mass Deletion within Lists-> Mass Updates tab as you can see below.

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The problem with this is that not everything can be mass deleted, for example you can mass delete Reports but you cannot do the same for Transactions. (see below pic)

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Fortunately we at KEYSTONE DATA have the solution which can be customized to your needs.

  1. Create a Saved Search by the criteria you want.
  2. Implement a script which will delete all items from the Saved Search.

Please bear in mind that the maximum items/transaction that you can delete in the same time in NetSuite is 1000, thus if you would like to delete 10 000 items/transactions you just need to make the script loop(scheduled).

 

I hope this was helpful, have a nice day!