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    Configuring Event Policy Tracing Operations (NSM Procedure)

    Event policy tracing operations track all event policy operations and record them in a log file. The logged error descriptions provide detailed information to help you solve problems faster.

    To configure event policy tracing operations in NSM:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
    2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device to select it.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, expand Event Options.
    4. Select Traceoptions.
    5. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 1.
    6. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

    Table 1: Event Options Traceoptions Configuration Details

    Task

    Your Action

    Define tracing operations for event policy.

    1. In the Comment box, enter the comment for the traceoptions.
    2. Select the No Remote Trace check box to disable remote tracing globally or for a specific tracing operation.

    Specify the name of the file to receive the output of the tracing operation and the maximum number of trace files.

    1. Click File next to Traceoptions.
    2. In the Comment box, enter the comment for the file.
    3. In the Filename box, enter the name of the file to receive the output of the tracing operation.
    4. In the Size box, enter the maximum size of each trace file, in kilobytes (KB), megabytes (MB), or gigabytes (GB).
    5. From the Files list, select the maximum number of trace files.

      Range: 2 through 1000.

    6. Select one of the following:
      • world-readable—To enable unrestricted file access.
      • no-world-readable—To restrict file access to owner. This is the default setting.
    7. In the Match box, enter the regular expression.

    Specify the tracing operation to perform.

    1. Click Flag next to Traceoptions.
    2. Click Add new entry next to Flag.
    3. From the Name list, select the flag.
    4. In the Comment box, enter the comment for the flag.

    Published: 2013-01-06