Configuring database maintenance options for logs
|Article:HOWTO27466|||||Created: 2010-01-08|||||Updated: 2010-01-20|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO27466|
Administrators can configure database maintenance options for the data that are stored in the logs. Database maintenance options help you to manage the size of your database by specifying compression settings and how long to keep data.
To configure database maintenance options for logs
This value includes the time before the events were compressed. For example, suppose that you specify to delete compressed events after ten days and specify to compress events after seven days. In this case, the events are deleted three days after they are compressed.
Set the number of days to keep the commands that you have run from the console and their associated command status information. After this time, Symantec Endpoint Protection can no longer distribute the commands to their intended recipients.
The EICAR test virus is a text file that the European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research (EICAR) developed. It provides a safe way to test most antivirus software. You can download it from the EICAR Web site. You can use it to verify that the antivirus portion of Symantec Endpoint Protection works.
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