Increasing Endpoint Agent log size and number
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Increasing Endpoint Agent log size and number


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Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Prevent


When I increase logging to FINEST on the Endpoint Agent, the logs roll over too quickly.  Is there a way to increase the number and size of the edpa_ext*.log files?



By default, there are two edpa logs created, edpa_ext0.log and edpa_ext1.log.  This is configurable using vontu_sqlite3

vontu_sqlite3 -db=cg.ead -p=password

NOTE: All Endpoint tools are located in the installation package in the Tools directory. See TECH249541 for details.

NOTE: This tool must be executed and present in the same directory as the agent's keystore file (ks.ead). This file is normally installed in the agent installation folder, e.g. _c:\program files\manufacturer\endpoint agent. If the password is not entered at the command line, the tool will prompt you for a password.

Once debugging is turned on, you should see a sql prompt.  Type the following instructions at the prompt. At each line hit "Enter".  Modify the defaultkey to one of the following values noted:


To increase the number of logs to 10:

INSERT INTO configuration VALUES('Logging','MaxFiles','int','10');

To increase the maximum file size:

INSERT INTO configuration VALUES('Logging','MaxFileSizeBytes','long','10240000');

Additional Information

For version 16 and higher:

replace into configuration values('Logging','MaxFileSizeBytes','long','10240000');

replace into configuration values('Logging','MaxFiles','int','10');