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  • 1.  Short Term history

    Posted 09-11-2017 09:09 AM

    DEFINITION :

    The short-term history can be used for incident resolution (by default, the last hour). The metrics are stored on the disk, the collection step is configurable from 5 seconds to 5 minutes.

    • Additional history can be activated on demand.
    • Objective:Punctual analysis, bench, troubleshooting
    • Granularity:customizable between 5 seconds and 5 minutes
    • History:local (1 file per day)
    • Maintains the entire process table
    • Volumetry:about 100 MB per day, customizable cyclic purge


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    SETTING:

     

    How to Enable or Disable Short Term History

    • With the console:
    1 - Right-click on the Monitored Object.
    2 - Select the menu "Modify Parameters" > "Define Collector parameters..."
    3 - In the section "Short term history" you can enable or disable the collection:

     

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    5 - Restart the Collector.

    • In the Collector Configuration file: 

    1 - Edit the Collector Configuration file
    2 - Modify the parameter "EnableShortTermHistoryActivity" in [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG] : 

    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG] EnableShortTermHistory#Format                : boolean #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Activation of the short term history if set to 1 #Set by default to "0" in the Agent configuration file (not activated) #Appeared in v5.30
    It is also possible to choose the type of data (Activities and/or Processes) that you want to historize:


    Processes:

    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG] EnableShortTermHistoryProcesses#Activates the historization of short term history for top processes #Format                : Integer #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Format: Boolean ("0" or "1") #Set by default to "1" in the Agent configuration file #Appeared in v5.80


    Activity:

    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG] EnableShortTermHistoryActivity#Activates the historicization of short term history for metrics #Format                : Integer #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Format: Boolean ("0" or "1") #Set by default to "1" in the Agent configuration file #Appeared in v5.80

    3 - Save your changes.

    4 - Restart the Collector.

     

    Modify the collection:

    • With the console : 
    1 - Right-click on the Monitored Object.
    2 - Select the menu "Modify Parameters" > "Define Collector parameters..."
    3 - In the section "Short Term History", you could modify the period: 
    4 - Click on c2in83zs6xg6.png to validate the new parameter.
    5 - Restart the Collector.

     

    • In the Collector Configuration file: 
    1 - Edit the Collector Configuration file
    2 - Modify the "ShortTermHistoryPeriodSecs" parameter in [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG]:  
    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_CONFIG] ShortTermHistoryPeriodSecs#Granularity of the short term history data in seconds #Format                : Integer #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Set by default to "30" in the Agent configuration file #Cannot be set to a value lower than the real time collection period #Appeared in v5.30
    3 - Save the file
    4 - Restart the Collector.

     


    Enable and Schedule Purge:

    • With the console
    1 - Right-click on the Monitored Object.
    2 - Select the menu "Modify Parameters" > "Define Collector parameters..."
    3 - Select the section "Short Term history Daily Purge" and the set the number of days to keep and the start time: 
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    4 - Click on c2in83zs6xg6.png to validate the new parameter.
    5 - Restart the Collector.

    • In the Collector Configuration file:
    1 - Edit the Collector Configuration file
    2 - Modify the parameters "NumberOfDaysToKeep" & "ExecPurge_HourMin" in [SHORT_TERM_HIST_PURGE_DAILY] :  

     

    History to keep:
    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_PURGE_DAILY] NumberOfDaysToKeep#Number of days of short term history to keep (last n days) #Format                : Integer #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Set by default to "7" in the Agent configuration file #Appeared in v5.30
    How to schedule the execution: 
    [SHORT_TERM_HIST_PURGE_DAILY] ExecPurge_HourMin#Time for daily purge execution #Format                : Time (hh:mm) #Optional/Mandatory    : Optional #Set by default to "01:05" in the Agent configuration file #Appeared in v5.30
    For full parameters in this section, refer to the agent documentation.

    Find the details of each type of history in this location:Real Time, Long Term