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How to fix/stop/change the Monitoring App alarm Log File Size in System Manager Software (SMS)

Goals and Symptoms

Issue
In the Active Alarms Window, one of the alarms is the Monitoring App, with the function/alarm Log File Size showing value High or Highest

Facts and Changes

Environment

All version of SMS

Causes and Fixes

Cause

The alarm monitors the combined size of any .log files located in the \Powerlogic\SMS directory.
The alarm is configured by default to annunciate when the total space of the .log files reach:

  • Highest: 20 MB
  • High: 15 MB


Resolution

To stop this alarm from coming in, perform one the following:

1) Disable the alarm in Setup>Function/Alarms>Select Monitoring App > Select Log FileSize Mon in the Functions Selected.

To Disable move the Log FileSize Mon to the left and then click on update.


2) Delete/Move the CSinfo.log files
3)Enable the alarm in Setup>Function/Alarms>Select Monitoring App> Log FileSize Mon

To Enable move the Log FileSize Mon to the Right and then click on update.


4) Optional: Increase the setpoints for the alarm (the values are in MB)


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