• #30715
    Forcetalks

    How can we hard delete a record using a Salesforce Apex class by code?

    How can we hard delete a record using a Salesforce Apex class by code?

     

    #30725
    Forcetalks

    Hi Madhulika,

    Hard delete is done by using DataBase.emptyRecycleBin method in the Batch class. Create a sample Batch class as mentioned below and use DataBase.emptyRecycleBin method in the Batch class.

    global class BatchDeletion implements Database.Batchable<sObject>, Schedulable
    {
    global BatchDeletion()
    {
    //constuctor
    }

    global Database.QueryLocator start(Database.BatchableContext bc)
    {
    //query to return all expired Case Share records
    return Database.getQueryLocator([Select id from Account where Name=’Test Account12′]);
    }

    global void execute(SchedulableContext sc)
    {
    //execute the batch
    BatchDeletion deleteCS = new BatchDeletion();
    ID batchprocessid = Database.executeBatch(deleteCS);
    }

    global void execute(Database.BatchableContext BC, list<sObject> scope)
    {
    System.debug(‘## deleting ‘+scope.size()+’ case share recs’);

    //delete list of expired Case Share records
    delete scope;
    Database.emptyRecycleBin(scope);
    }

    global void finish(Database.BatchableContext BC)
    {
    //no post processing
    /* System.debug(‘## Batch Job Finished ##’);
    UpdateAccountFields m = new UpdateAccountFields ();
    String sch = ’20 30 8 10 2 ?’;
    system.schedule(‘Merge Job’, sch, m);*/

    }
    }

    Hope this will help you.

    Thanks.

    #34863
    Salesforce | shariq shariq #1
    Forcetalks

    Hi,

    We can hard delete record or list of records using emptyRecycleBin() function in apex. Pass the record or record list to emptyRecycleBin() to delete it from Recycle Bin.
    Contact con = new Contact(Id = ’09k110000O5abc’);
    Database.emptyRecycleBin(con);

    Note: The DML operation datatbase.emptyRecycleBin() is limited to 200 items.

    Hope this helps.

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