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Can i delete the "Messages" history from a Syslog sensor?



I initially set the sensor to capture all Severities, but then after tunning it, I'd like to reduce the scope to just 0-4 . But the log under the "Messages" tab keeps showing the full history ... is there a way to "prune" the database?

Also, is there a way to search through the messages for specific messages, or by severity?

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Created on Jun 9, 2018 3:18:40 PM

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Hi Mariano,

Thank you for the KB-Post. Syslog messages can only be purged by their age, not by type / severity / etc.. You'll find the according option in the Settings of the sensor, so over time the issue will clear itself here too.
Searching through the messages can be done on the "Messages"-Tab of the sensor. The top of the table should allow to filter for certain messages, that will definitely work to see messages only of a certain severity, and it should also work when filtering (i.e. searching) for a message.

best regards.

Created on Jun 11, 2018 12:18:06 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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