This documentation supports the 18.08 version of BMC Atrium Core.

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Event Channel configuration settings

The Event Channel section contains the configurations for the Event Channel plug-in logs that can be used for troubleshooting. These settings are applicable only if the Event channel is enabled in the CMDB Engine settings.

The Event Channels component enables applications to subscribe to and receive events using the BMC CMDB Java API. Events are generated when CIs and relationships are created, updated, or deleted in your production dataset, which defaults to BMC Asset. This means your application is notified of changes to your CMDB in near real time instead of it having to poll for changes periodically.

If you are in a server group environment, select the required Remedy AR System server from the Select Server drop-down list. If you have a stand-alone environment, the required server name is automatically displayed.



Default Value

Setting in the AR Configuration file 
(ar.cfg or ar.conf)

Maximum Number Of Log Files for API

The maximum number of backup files that the system generates when the log file size exceeds the limit specified in the Maximum Log File Size.


Logging Level

Defines the type of information that is saved in the log file.

Log File Name for APISpecifies the log file name for Event Channel.C:\Program Files\BMC Software\ARSystem\ARServer\Db/dsm.logEvents_File
Maximum Log File Size for API

Specifies the maximum size of the log file for API.

When the log file reaches the file size limit, it is renamed and a new log file is created. The older files are not automatically deleted.

5 MBEvents_MaxFileSize
Conversion PatternIf you want to generate the logging information in a particular format based on a pattern, you can set the conversion pattern.%d %-5p [%t] %C (%F:%L) - %m%nEvents_ConversionPattern

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