Host GS: Settings Tab

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This topic introduces the features of the System Logging > Settings tab.

The RSA Security Analytics Settings tab in the System Logging panel configures the size of the log files, the number of backup log files maintained, as well as the default logging levels for the packages within Security Analytics. Configure Log File Settings provides detailed procedures.

To access the Settings tab:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > System.
  2. In the options panel, select System Logging.
    The System Logging panel opens to the Realtime tab by default.
  3. Click the Settings tab.

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Features

The Settings tab has two sections: Log Settings and Package Configuration.

Log Settings

The Log Settings section configures the size of the Security Analytics log files and the number of backup logs that Security Analytics maintains. 

                           
FeatureDescription
Max Log SizeConfigures the maximum size in bytes of each log file. The minimum value for this setting is 4096.
Max # Backup FilesSpecifies how many backup log files are maintained. The minimum value for this setting is 0. When the maximum number of log files is attained, and a new backup file is made, the oldest backup is discarded.
Checkbox.PNGShow Error Stack TraceSelect checkbox to display ERROR, STACK, and TRACE log messages.  
ApplyPuts the settings into effect immediately for all future logs.

Package Configuration

The Package Configuration section shows the Security Analytics packages in a tree structure.

                                   
FeatureDescription
Package treeThe tree contains all the packages used within Security Analytics. You can drill down into the tree to view the log levels of each package. 

The root logging level represents the default log level for all packages that are not explicitly set. The root level is set to INFO
Package fieldThis field is populated with the name of the selected package when you select a package in the Package tree.
Log LevelIf the selected package has a log level explicitly set, the value is displayed in the Log Level field.
Checkbox.PNGReset recursivelySelect checkbox to reset the log recursively.
ApplyThis button puts the settings into effect immediately for all future logs.
ResetThis button resets the selected package to the log level of root.

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