APM Java Agent Excessive logging, new log files created constantly, weird naming


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CA Application Performance Management (APM / Wily / Introscope)


The Introscope Agent constantly creates new log files, the majority are just named IntroscopeAgent_****.log, and AutoProbe_****.log, while some are renamed to the Agent name specified in the -D Java parameter.  Some are rolled and the names go on and on with the numbering.  It is taking up all the space in a day as new files are created .

Running multiple Java applications that are all being monitored  using the same config file. 


Incorrect Agent Configuration  


Release : 10.7.0

Component :Tomcat Agent 


If a single Java agent properties file used by many application. properties file location is same for all the  applications then you need to enable below property, "introscope.agent.clonedAgent"  to true. 

# Cloned Agent Configuration 
# Set to true when running identical copies of an application on the same
# machine. 
# Changing this property requires restarting the Monitored Process

Save the IntroscopeAgent.profile
Restart the Application