EPA Records Schedule 136
Status: Final, 02/21/2007
Title: IT Operations Records
Program: Information Technology
Function: 404-139 - IT Infrastructure Maintenance
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
- General Records Schedule 24/8
Consists of records related to IT operations, including workload and maintenance schedules, problem reports, reports on operations, benchmark and performance measurement documents, and related records.
Item a: Workload schedules, run reports, and schedules of maintenance and support activities
Destroy when 1 year old.
Item b: Problem reports and related decision documents relating to the software infrastructure of the network or system
Destroy 1 year after problem is resolved.
Item c: Reports on operations
Includes measures of benchmarks, performance indicators, and critical success factors, error and exception reporting, self-assessments, performance monitoring, and management reports.
Destroy when 3 years old.
Reasons for Disposition:
Retention conforms to the NARA General Records Schedule 24, item 8.
Item d for electronic mail and word processing system copies was deleted 08/16/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: Not applicable
NARA Approval: 04/00/2003