For each publication instance, the retention period for consumed data or files starts if all the subscribers have either successfully consumed or discarded the data or files. That is, after all the events that are associated with the publication instance are either in a Complete or in a Discarded event status. If all the subscribers consume or discard the data or files,
Cloud Integration Hub
stores the consumed data or files in the publication repository until the retention period for consumed data or files expires, and then deletes the consumed data or files from the publication repository.