Maximum values allowed for database and message logs in Messaging Gateway


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Messaging Gateway


Environment requires knowledge of maximum size of database log for Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG) .


The Maximum values that can be entered into the database and Message Audit Log fields are:

Database Log Storage Limits 

  • Maximum log size:  2147483647 GB
  • Days to store log data before deleting: 100

Message Audit Logs

  • Days to store log data before deleting: 100
  • Maximum number of log entries to be retrieved: 1000


Please be aware that this value is the maximum value that can be entered.
Symantec does not recommend using maximum values, as they can degrade performance.
To setup an optimal value, use "monitor disk" and  "monitor database" commands to find the value best for the environment.