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syslog-ng Store Box 6.3.0 - Administration Guide

Preface Introduction The concepts of SSB The Welcome Wizard and the first login Basic settings User management and access control Managing SSB Configuring message sources Storing messages on SSB Forwarding messages from SSB Log paths: routing and processing messages Configuring syslog-ng options Searching log messages Searching the internal messages of SSB Classifying messages with pattern databases The SSB RPC API Monitoring SSB Troubleshooting SSB Security checklist for configuring SSB

Preventing disk space fill up

The following section describes how to prevent disk space from filling up.

To prevent disk space from filling up

  1. Navigate to Basic Settings > Management > Disk space fill up prevention.

    Figure 37: Basic Settings > Management > Disk space fill up prevention

  2. Set the limit of maximum disk utilization in percents in the respective field. When disk space is used above the set limit, syslog-ng Store Box (SSB) disconnects all clients. The default value is 90, and you can set values between 1-99.

  3. Optional step: Enable the Automatically start archiving option to automatically start all configured archiving/cleanup jobs when disk usage goes over the limit.

    NOTE:

    If there is no archiving policy set, enabling this option will not trigger automatic archiving.

  4. Click Commit.

  5. Navigate to Basic Settings > Alerting > Health related traps and enable alert Disk usage is above the defined ratio.

    Figure 38: Basic Settings > Alerting > Health related traps — Enable alert

  6. Click Commit.

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