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String Metric Age out?

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  • 1.  String Metric Age out?

    Posted 02-02-2018 09:48 AM

    Do string viewer or text metrics follow same age out rules as configured in smartstor tier properties?

     

    I ran a report containing string metrics and many of the values are blank. Since the report picked it up I assume the metric was populated at one point but now has aged out. How can I determine when metric was last populated?

     

    Thanks,
    Jordan



  • 2.  Re: String Metric Age out?
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    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 02-02-2018 09:51 AM

    Hi Jordan,

     

    String/text metrics are not persisted to the database they are only present when the agent is active and reporting them.

     

    hope this help

     

    Mike



  • 3.  Re: String Metric Age out?

    Posted 02-02-2018 09:59 AM

    This does help. So once the source stops publishing a string metric it will no longer show in Investigator?



  • 4.  Re: String Metric Age out?

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 02-02-2018 11:46 AM

    Correct; they made the decision when the product was developed not to store string data since it can take up a lot of room and affect performance.