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The RSA NetWitness PlatformSettings view 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 NetWitness Platform. The Configure Log File Settings topic in the System Configuration Guide provides detailed procedures.

To access the Settings tab:

  1. Go to ADMIN > 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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AdministratorConfigure the size of the Log filesSetup the Log Settings Toolbar

Related Topics

System Logging - Historical Tab

System Logging - Realtime Tab

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System Logging - Settings View

1Displays System Logging Panel
2 Displays Settings Tab
3 The section allows the user to configure Log Settings
4 The section allows the user to configure Package


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

Log Settings

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

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.

Show Error Stack Trace

Select 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 NetWitness Platform packages in a tree structure.

Package tree

The tree contains all the packages used within NetWitness Platform. 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.

Reset recursively

Select 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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