How to increase Traces storage in Enterprise Manager?
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How to increase Traces storage in Enterprise Manager?


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CA Application Performance Management Agent (APM / Wily / Introscope) CA Application Performance Management (APM / Wily / Introscope) INTROSCOPE


How to increase Traces storage in Enterprise Manager?


Any CA Application Performance Management release.


1) Stop the desired enterprise manager.

2) Go to EM_HOME >> CONFIG folder

3) Open the file "apm-events-thresholds-config"

4) Change below entry, by default it is set to store 1024Mb:

          <clamp id="">


                The maximum desired disk usage in MB for the trace storage. If this maximum is exceeded,

                then the daily historical trace stores will be deleted starting with the oldest first 

                until the total historical trace storage size is below this value.                 

The current days trace store actively storing traces will not be deleted even if 

its size exceeds this property value. The size of the trace index is not considered 

when determining what historical trace stores to delete. 


            <threshold value="1024"/>


5) Save the file with the desired value.

6) Start the enterprise manager.

Additional Information

This is a guidance about how to manage traces storage, any changes inside this file can brings seriously performance problem to the cluster, make sure to have fully covered before change any entry.