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Title:What does the backtracked archives option in the trends and availability CGIs do/mean?
FAQ ID:F0135
Submitted By:Ethan Galstad 
Last Updated:01/27/2003

Description:

User wants to know what the Backtracked Archives option means/does in the trends and availability CGIs.

 

Solution:

The Backtracked Archives option determines how may archived log files before the start of the report period the CGIs should scan to determine the initial/starting state of the host or service being report on.

The value you use in this option should be roughly determined by how often alerts get generated and logged for the service or host that is being reported on.

 

Related FAQs:
F0136Troubleshooting undetermined times in trends and availability CGIs
Keywords:backtracked archives availability trends cgis