en ev actlog all node=*
Start logging events to the all receivers - and this includes the TSM server activity log.
beg ev all
Adjust the length of time that the activity log retains messages to avoid insufficient or outdated data. Here we set the activity log retention set to 180 days for management by date to 180 days
s actl 180 m=d
The SQL activity summary table contains statistics about each client session and server processes. These statistics are reflected in the daily report produced by Operational Reporting. Adjust the length of time that TSM retains these statistics. Here we set the server to retain the SQL activity summary table information for 60 days.
s sum 60
Using the undocumented server option CLIENTSUMMARYSTATISTICS OFF in the dsmserv.opt file will prevent clients from logging events to the summary table.
The event retention period for event records in the server database allows you to monitor completed schedules. An event record is created whenever processing of a scheduled command is started or missed. You can adjust the length of time that the server maintains event information to avoid insufficient or outdated data. Here we set the event retention period to 180 days.
s ev 180
Issue the QUERY STATUS command and verify the Activity Summary Retention Period, Event Record Retention Period and the Activity Summary Retention Period values.
For the PDF version of this document, send a blank email, with subject line "Enabling Backup/Archive Statistics and Logging", to TSM Assist