You can export closed requests if you want to free up disk space and if you want to increase the speed of search operations in the system. You can import archived requests if you want to resend an approval e-mail to a user who has lost the approval e-mail that contained a token file.
This utility exports the associated attributes and process instance data into the file Request_YYYY_MM_DD_HH_MIN_SEC.ZIP in the directory /tmp/archivedRequest. The .zip file contains the following files:
Request Data - Request_YYYY_MM_DD_HH_MIN_SEC.CSV
Request Attribute Data - Request_Att_YYYY_MM_DD_HH_MIN_SEC.CSV
Process Instance Data - Request_WF_YYYY_MM_DD_HH_MIN_SEC.CSV
Process Instance Activity Data - Request_WF_ACTYYYY_MM_DD_HH_MIN_SEC.CSV