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Set OLV storage and search retention period

This Orion Platform topic applies only to the following products:


On the Log and Event Settings page, you can set the number of days that syslog and trap messages are stored and searchable in the OLV database. The default setting is seven days, but you can adjust it to anywhere from one day to one year.

  1. On the Log Viewer toolbar, click Settings.

  2. Click the Retention tab.

  3. On the Retention tab, enter the total number of days to keep syslog and traps events, and then click Save.*

The Log and Event Settings page (Management tab) also provides links to unmanaged log senders, managed but unlicensed log senders, and log monitoring options.

*The available options will vary based on the Orion Platform products you have installed.