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Viewing the Store and Forward Schedule List

 

Use the Store and Forward window to see a list of schedules. The schedules include statistics that help you evaluate the status, performance, and progress of your schedules.

You must create a schedule. By default, the first time that you access the Store and Forward window, no schedules are listed.

You can use options on the toolbar and the Display list box to change your view of the schedule list. Change your view of the list to focus on the statistics from various points of view. For example, if you want to view the statistics for a particular Event Collector, you can select Event Collectors from the Display list. The list then groups by the Event Collector column and makes it easier for you to locate the Event Collector that you want to investigate.

By default, the Store and Forward list is configured to display the list that is organized by the schedule (Display >Schedules).

  1. On the navigation menu (), click Admin.
  2. In the System Configuration section, click Store and Forward.
  3. In the Store and Forward window, view the parameters for each schedule.

    The following table describes some of the parameters for the schedule.

    Table 1: Store and Forward Window Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Display

    The Schedules option shows a hierarchy of the parent-child relationship between the schedules, event processors, and the associated event collectors.

    The Event Collectors option shows the lowest level in the hierarchy, which is a list of event collectors.

    Event Processors option shows a hierarchy of the parent-child relationship between the event processors and the associated event collectors.

    Name

    For the Schedules option, the Name column is displayed the following format.

    • First Level represents the name of the schedule.

    • Second Level represents the name of the event processor.

    • Third Level represents the name of the event collector.

    For the Event Processors option, the column is displayed in the following format

    • First Level represents the name of the event processor.

    • Second Level represents the name of the event collector.

    Tip: You can use the plus symbol (+) and minus symbol (-) beside the name or options on the toolbar to expand and collapse the hierarchy tree. You can also expand and collapse the hierarchy tree by using options on the toolbar.

    Schedule Name

    Displays the name of the schedule for the Event Collectors or Event Processors options.

    If an event processor is associated with more than one schedule, the Schedule Name shows <Multiple>n, where n is the number of schedules.

    Tip: Click the plus symbol (+) to view the associated schedules.

    Last Status

    Displays the status of the Store and Forward process:

    • Forwarding indicates that event forwarding is in progress.

    • Forward Complete indicates that event forwarding is successfully completed and events are stored locally on the event collector. The stored events are forwarded when the schedule indicates that forwarding can start again.

    • Warn indicates that the percentage of events that are remaining in storage exceeds the percentage of time that is remaining in the Store and Forward schedule.

    • Error indicates that event forwarding was stopped before all stored events were forwarded.

    • Inactive indicates that no event collectors are assigned to the schedule, or the assigned event collectors are not receiving any events.

    Tip: Move your mouse pointer over the Last Status column to view a summary of the status.

    Forwarded Events

    Displays the number of events (in K, M, or G) forwarded in the current session.

    Tip: Move your mouse pointer over the value in the Forwarded Events column to view the number of events.

    Remaining Events

    Displays the number of events (in K, M, or G) remaining to be forwarded in the current session.

    Tip: Move your mouse pointer over the value in the Remaining Events column to view the number of events.

    Average Event Rate

    Displays the average rate at which events are forwarding from the event collector to the event processor.

    Tip: Move your mouse pointer over the value in the Average Event Rate column to view the average events per second (EPS).

    Current Event Rate

    Displays the rate at which events are forwarding from the event collector to the event processor.

    Tip: Move your mouse pointer over the value in the Current Event Rate column to view the current events per second (EPS)

    Transfer Rate Limit

    The transfer rate limit is configurable.

    The transfer rate limit can be configured to display in kilobytes per second (KBs), megabytes per second (MBs), or gigabytes per second (GBs).