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set the log retnetion

Created: 14 Oct 2012 • Updated: 17 Oct 2012 | 9 comments
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How to configure the Log Retention time of Antivirus and Antispyware for clients in Server.

I have now the steps for single clients but i need the same setting from server.

Version - 11.0.6005

Thanks

Ashok

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Jackie007's picture

Hi,

How to edit the database retention settings for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to help save disk space:

    1. Log in to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    2. Click on the Admin tab
    3. Click on Servers
    4. Right-click on Local Site and choose Edit Properties
    5. Click on the Database tab
    6. Edit the retention settings here as desired
    7. Click OK
       

 

Disk Space Management procedures for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH96214

 

Customizing log management settings for remote clients

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=HOWTO55334

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/how-make-sure-sepm-log-saved-least-12-months

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Parks1's picture

Find the attach link

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH104430

Find the Miscellaneous: Notifications Tab

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous: Notifications

You can configure notifications to appear on client computers when virus definitions are out-of-date or missing. You can also determine the URL and text to include in the error messages that appear on client computers.

Table: General notification options

 

Option
Description
Display warning when definitions are outdated Displays a message on client computers when definitions are out-of-date

You can specify the number of days. The notification message appears when definitions are out of date by more than the specified number of days.

Display warning when Symantec Endpoint Protection is running without virus definitions Displays a message on client computers when the Symantec Endpoint Protection client is running without definitions

You can specify the number of attempts to update definitions, and then customize the warning message that appears on the client computer.

Display error messages with a URL to a solution Enables or disables the error messages that appear on client computers and in the System log

The error messages appear when users encounter the errors that are related to the system, licensing, installation, and Antivirus and Antispyware Protection.

In client control mode, error messages do not appear.

You can include the following types of URLs (uniform resource locations) in the error messages:
· Display the URL to a Symantec Technical Support Knowledge Base article

Displays a link to redirect users to a Knowledge Base article about a specific error that users see. If an article does not exist, a prompt appears enabling users to send an email message to online technical support or phone support.

· Display a custom URL

Displays a link to a customized Web site with alternative text and support information for the specific error that users see.

Custom Error Message Opens a dialog box in which you can edit the default error message that appears on client computers and in the System log

 

guru_1's picture

 

Log in to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Click on the Policy tab

Click on Antivirus and Antispyware

 In Antivirus and Antispyware Click on Miscellaneous Tab then Go to Log Handling

There is one Tab "Delete logs older than" Set the the number of days you want to keep antivirus-related events in the logs.

Then Ok.

Apply the same in to all group.

This will help to change the setting on all Clients.

Hope this information will help you.

Keep in touch if any help require.

Regard

RajGuru

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SOLUTION
.Brian's picture

 

Disk Space Management procedures for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH96214

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James007's picture

HI,

  1. Log in to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
  2. Click on the Admin tab
  3. Click on Servers
  4. Right-click on Local Site and choose Edit Properties
  5. Click on the Database tab
  6. Edit the retention settings here as desired
  7. Click OK

Ashish-Sharma's picture

Hi,

You can Configure this setting

 Login SEPM Server -> Policy TAB ->Antivirus and Antispyware TAB ->Miscellaneous Tab ->Log Handling.

Disk Space Management procedures for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH96214

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

Parks1's picture

Any update about your issue, it resolve or pending?

akgs's picture

Will try the attach link and then get back to you if any concern.

akgs's picture

thanks all for your valuable comments