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    Configuring Log Storage Limits

    You can modify log storage if you want to change the number of logs and packet logs stored on the IDP Series device. Figure 1 shows the NSM Report Settings page, where you configure log storage limits.

    Figure 1: NSM Device Configuration Editor: Report Settings

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    To modify log storage limits:

    1. In the NSM Device Manager, double-click the IDP Series device to display the configuration editor.
    2. Click Report Settings.
    3. Complete the settings related to log storage limits described in Table 1.

      Table 1: IDP Series Device Configuration: Log Storage Limit Settings

      Setting

      Function

      Maximum number of packet captures that can be stored

      Determines the limit for packet capture files stored on the IDP Series device. The default is 10,000. The minimum value is 1,000. The maximum is 65,535.

      Maximum number of logs that can be stored

      Determines the limit of how many log files are stored on the IDP Series device before the older logs are pruned. The default is 50,000. The minimum value is 1,000. The maximum is 65,535.

      Note: This setting sets a limit for log files and not log entries. A log file may contain many logs entries.


    Published: 2011-02-08