How to setup the Long Term History purge

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Article ID: 105261

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Products

CA Automic Sysload

Issue/Introduction

PERIODICITY : 
  • 5 minutes (not editable) for Unix and Windows Agents
  • The period can be changed from 5 to 90 minutes for OS / 400 and database agents.
  • An interval of 5 minutes is a good compromise between the accuracy of the data and the phenomena of not significant peaks
  • All collected metrics are archived in the local database:


Environment

Sysload Agents

Resolution

How to set up the purge ?

You can configure the purge from the Console or in the Collector configuration file.

  • Console
1 - Right-click on the Monitored Object.
2 - Select the menu "Modify Parameters" > "Define Collector parameters..."
3 - In the section "Long Term History Monthly Purge" you can enable or disable the purge:
 

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This menu also allows you to configure the number of months to keep, to shcedule the day and time of execution.
 

4 - Click on 

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5 - Restart the Collector.
 

  • In the Collector Configuration file: 

1 - Edit the Collector Configuration file
2 - Modify the parameter "EnableLongTermHistPurge" in [LONG_TERM_HIST_PURGE_MONTHLY]:  

[LONG_TERM_HIST_PURGE_MONTHLY] EnableLongTermHistPurge
#Format                : Boolean
#Optional/Mandatory    : Optional
#Activation of long term history live purge if set to 1
#Set by default to "0" in the Agent configuration file (disabled) #Appeared in v5.30
#To apply new parameters an Agent Collector must be restarted
 
You can also configure the number of months to keep: 

[LONG_TERM_HIST_PURGE_MONTHLY] NumberOfMonthsToKeep
#Format                : Integer
#Optional/Mandatory    : Optional
#Number of months of long term history to keep
#Set by default to "3" in the agent configuration file
#Appeared in v5.30

 

How to schedule the execution?

[LONG_TERM_HIST_PURGE_MONTHLY] ExecPurge_DayOfMonth
#Format                : Integer
#Optional/Mandatory    : Optional
#Position of the day in month for monthly purge execution
#Set by default to "1" in the Agent configuration file (first day of the month)
#Appeared in v5.30

3 - Save your changes.

4 - Restart the Collector.

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