Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Configuring alert log settings

You can configure alert log settings to set the maximum size of alert logs; to generate a warning alert when the alert log reaches a set threshold, and to purge the alert logs. To modify the default settings:
  1. Select Manage > Alerts > Common Tasks > Alert Log Settings. Alert Log Settings window is displayed.
  2. Enter a value or use the increment/decrement arrow buttons to increase or decrease the value of the following fields:
    1. Maximum size of Alert Logs

    2. Log a warning when the Alert Log size reaches

    3. When the Alert Logs reach the Maximum size, purge

    • NOTE: The default maximum size of alert logs is 40,000 alerts. Once that value is reached, the older alerts are purged.
  3. Select Save purged Alerts to save the purged alert logs in .csv format.
  4. Enter the Purged Alerts Location.
  5. Click Finish. The Alert Log Settings are configured and the specified Alert Logs are purged when the Maximum size is reached. The status of Alert Logs purging task is shown under Logs > Application Logs .

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