Asset Version History
Last Updated: 25 Oct 2021
The Asset Version History extension is a Matrix package that provides an interface for viewing the version history of an Asset, including its standard fields, attributes, and metadata.
Read the following prerequisites and information before installing and using the Asset Version History.
Key package information
Minimum supported Matrix version
Installing the extension
This extension is installed using the Matrix package installation process.
You can download the extension package from the Asset Version History Squiz Marketplace listing.
See Matrix Packages for basic installation instructions. Please note that this package requires all 3 installation steps to be run.
sudo -u apache php install/step_01.php $PWD
sudo -u apache php install/step_02.php $PWD
sudo -u apache php install/step_03.php $PWD --package=asset_version_history
Using the extension
Whenever a Matrix Asset version is incremented, the Asset Version History extension takes a snapshot of the state of the Asset at that point of time, including its standard fields, attributes, and metadata.
The 100 most recent version snapshots will be retained. The oldest snapshot for an asset will be dropped if this limit is reached.
You can view an Asset’s version history by navigating to the Version History screen of the Asset.
A list of the available version history allows you to select which version you want to view a snapshot of.
Managing the extension
The extension is enabled with default settings after installation, and no further configuration is required.
Configuration changes can be made by editing the
The following configuration options may be changed
Provides a way to enable or disable the extension. This will stop further version history data from being collected, however, it will not disable the Version History screen.
|Sets a limit on how many versions of an asset are kept.|
Upgrading this extension follows the same procedure as the installation process.
To uninstall this extension, you need to have both Matris System Administrator and command-line access to your Matrix instance.
- Log in to Matrix as a system administrator and access admin mode
- Follow the regular package uninstallation steps described in Matrix Package Management.
- To remove all asset version history data, drop the
sq_ast_vers_historytable from your database.
- Delete the configuration directory located at