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How is the alarm log reset/cleared in PowerSCADA Expert?

Issue
Alarm Log may be hung or needs to be cleared.

Product Line
PowerSCADA Expert 8.x

Environment
PowerSCADA Expert Runtime

Resolution
*Warning: Take backups of any files prior to modifying them. Ensure the backups are in a location that will not be overwritten (i.e. the Desktop).


The citect.ini file contains the path to where the alarm index is saved. See the example below:

[Alarm]
CacheLength = 2500
IsolationDetectIP1 = 172.18.32.1
IsolationDetectIP2 = 172.18.32.23
SavePeriod = 600
SavePrimary = D:\ProgramData\Schneider Electric\PowerSCADA Expert\v8.1\User\Stennis_Main
SaveSecondary = 
ScanTime = 500
Sound1 = 
Sound1Interval = 
Sound2 = 
Sound2Interval = 
Sound3 = 
Sound3Interval = 
SummaryLength = 5000
SummaryTimeout = -1
UseConfigLimits = 1


The save primary gives the location of the alarm logs. In that folder there will be two files named: projectname_cluster#_almindexsave.dat and projectname_cluster#_almsave.dat.
Removing those files and restarting the project will clear the alarm log data. 
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