Configuration Options

A number of aspects of PEM’s behaviour can be controlled using global configuration options. Use the Server Configuration dialogue to manage Server Options. The configuration parameters used are listed below.

Please note that this list is subject to change.

Parameter name Value/Unit Description
audit_log_retention_time 30 days Specifies the number of days that an audit log will be retained on the PEM server.
auto_create_agent_alerts true Specifies whether to create default agent level alerts automatically when an agent is registered.
auto_create_server_alerts true Specifies whether to create default server level alerts automatically when a server is bound to an agent.
chart_disable_bullets false Enable/disable bullets on line charts on dashboards and Capacity Manager reports.
cm_data_points_per_report 50 Specifies the number of data points to plot on charts on Capacity Manager reports.
cm_max_end_date_in_years 5 years Specifies the maximum amount of time that the Capacity Manager will extrapolate data for. Ensures that threshold-based end dates of on reports do not get extrapolated indefinitely.
dash_alerts_timeout 60 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the components of the Alerts dashboard are auto-refreshed.
dash_db_comrol_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Commit/Rollback Analysis chart on the Database Analysis dashboard and Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_comrol_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Commits/Rollbacks line chart is auto-refreshed on the Database Analysis dashboard and Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_connovervw_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Connection Overview pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_eventlag_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Number of Events Lag chart for slony replication on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_eventlag_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Number of Events Lag line chart for slony replication is auto-refreshed on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_hottable_rows 25 rows Specifies the number of rows to show on the HOT Table Analysis table on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_hottable_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Hot Tables table is auto-refreshed in the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_io_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Database I/O Analysis chart on the Database Analysis dashboard and I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_io_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Database I/O line chart is auto-refreshed on the Database Analysis dashboard and I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_rowact_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Row Activity Analysis chart on the Database Analysis dashboard, the I/O Analysis dashboard, and the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_rowact_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Row Activity line chart is auto-refreshed on the Database Analysis dashboard, the I/O Analysis dashboard, and the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_storage_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Storage bar chart is auto-refreshed in the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_timelag_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Time Lag chart for Slony replication on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_timelag_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Time Lag line chart for slony replication is auto-refreshed on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_useract_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the User Activity Analysis chart on the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_db_useract_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the User Activity line chart is auto-refreshed in the Database Analysis dashboard.
dash_efm_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Failover Manager Node Status and Failover Manager Cluster Info line chart is auto-refreshed on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_global_overview_timeout 30 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the components of the Global Overview dashboard are auto-refreshed.
dash_header_timeout 60 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the information on the header of all the dashboards are auto-refreshed.
dash_io_chkpt_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Checkpoints chart on the I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_chkpt_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Checkpoints line chart is auto-refreshed on the I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_hotindx_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Hot Indexes bar chart is auto-refreshed on the I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_hottbl_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Hot Tables bar chart is auto-refreshed on the I/O Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_index_objectio_rows 25 rows Specifies the number of rows displayed on the Index Activity table on the I/O Analysis dashboard and the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_index_objectio_timeout 60 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Index Activity table is auto-refreshed on the I/O Analysis dashboard and the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_objectio_rows 25 rows Specifies the number of rows displayed in the Object I/O Details table on the I/O Analysis dashboard and Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_io_objectio_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Object I/O Details table is auto-refreshed on the I/O Analysis dashboard and Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_hostmemact_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Host Memory Activity Analysis chart on the Memory Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_hostmemact_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Host Memory Activity line chart is auto-refreshed on the Memory Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_hostmemconf_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Host Memory Configuration pie chart is auto-refreshed on the Memory Analysis dashboard and Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_servmemact_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the server Memory Activity Analysis chart on the Memory Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_servmemact_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Server Memory Activity line chart is auto-refreshed on the Memory Analysis dashboard.
dash_memory_servmemconf_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Server Memory Configuration pie chart is auto-refreshed on the Memory Analysis dashboard.
dash_objectact_objstorage_rows 15 rows Specifies the number of rows to show on the Object Storage table on the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_objectact_objstorage_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Object Storage table is auto-refreshed in the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_objectact_objtopindexes_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Top 5 Largest Indexes bar chart is auto-refreshed in the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_objectact_objtoptables_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Top 5 Largest Tables bar chart is auto-refreshed in the Object Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_cpu_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the CPU chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_cpu_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the CPU line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_data_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the I/O line chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_disk_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Utilisation chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_hostfs_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Host File System Details table is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_io_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the I/O line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_memory_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Memory chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_memory_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Memory line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_packet_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Packet chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_packet_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Network Packets line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_process_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Process chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_process_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Process line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_storage_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Storage pie chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_traffic_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Traffic chart on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_traffic_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Traffic line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_os_util_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Utilisation line chart is auto-refreshed on the Operating System Analysis dashboard.
dash_probe_log_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Probe Log table is auto-refreshed on the Probe Log Analysis dashboard.
dash_replication_archivestat_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the WAL Archive Status chart on the Streaming Replication Analysis dashboard.
dash_replication_archivestat_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the WAL Archive Status line chart is auto-refreshed on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_pagelag_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the WAL Lag Pages chart on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_pagelag_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the WAL Lag Pages line chart is auto-refreshed on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_segmentlag_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the WAL Lag Segments chart on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_segmentlag_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the WAL Lag Segments line chart is auto-refreshed on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_timelag_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Replication Lag Time chart on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_replication_timelag_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Replication Lag Time line chart is auto-refreshed on the Streaming Replication dashboard.
dash_server_buffers_written 168 hours Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Background Writer Statistics chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_buffers_written_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Background Writer Statistics line chart is auto-refreshed on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_connovervw_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Connection Overview pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_database_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Databases table is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_dbsize_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Database Size Analysis chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_dbsize_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Database Size line chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_disk_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Disk line chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_global_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Disk line chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_sharedbuff_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Shared Buffer chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_sharedbuff_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Shared Buffers line chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_tabspacesize_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the Tablespace Size chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_tabspacesize_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Tablespace Size line chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_useract_span 7 days Specifies the number of days worth of data to plot on the User Activity chart on the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_server_useract_timeout 1800 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the User Activity line chart is auto-refreshed in the Server Analysis dashboard.
dash_sessact_lockact_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Session Lock Activity table is auto-refreshed in the Session Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_sessact_workload_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Session Workload table is auto-refreshed in the Session Activity Analysis dashboard.
dash_sess_waits_nowaits_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Session Waits By Number Of Waits pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Session Waits Analysis dashboard.
dash_sess_waits_timewait_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Session Waits By Time Waited pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Session Waits Analysis dashboard.
dash_sess_waits_waitdtl_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Session Waits Details table is auto-refreshed in the Session Waits Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_dbdtls_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Database Details table is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_dbovervw_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Database Overview pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_hostdtls_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Host Details table is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_hostovervw_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Host Overview pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_tblspcdtls_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Tablespace Details table is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_storage_tblspcovervw_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the Tablespace Overview pie chart is auto-refreshed in the Storage Analysis dashboard.
dash_sys_waits_nowaits_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the System Waits By Number Of Waits pie chart is auto-refreshed in the System Waits Analysis dashboard.
dash_sys_waits_timewait_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the System Waits By Time Waited pie chart is auto-refreshed in the System Waits Analysis dashboard.
dash_sys_waits_waitdtl_timeout 300 seconds Specifies the number of seconds after which the System Waits Details table is auto-refreshed in the System Waits Analysis dashboard.
deleted_charts_retention_time 7 days Specifies the number of days that a custom chart (displayed on a user-defined dashboard) is stored.
deleted_probes_retention_time 7 days Specifies the number of days that a custom probe (displayed on a user-defined dashboard) is stored.
download_chart_format jpeg Specifies the format in which a downloaded chart will be stored. May be jpeg or png.
flapping_detection_state_change 3 Specifies the number of state changes detected within a specified interval to define a given alert as flapping.
job_retention_time 30 days Specifies the number of days that non-recurring scheduled tasks and their associated logs are retained, after their execution time.
long_running_transaction_minutes 5 minutes Specifies the number of minutes a query executes for before being considered long running.
nagios_cmd_file_name <file_name> Specifies nagios command file to which passive service check result will be sent.
nagios_enabled t Specifies whether alert notification will be submitted to nagios or not.
nagios_medium_alert_as_critical f Specifies whether medium level PEM alert will be considered as critical in nagios.
nagios_spool_retention_time 7 days Specifies the number of days to retain nagios messages in the spool table before they are discarded.
package_catalog_xml <address> Specifies path of the catalog file which will be read by package catalog probe to get the list of all the supported packages.
package_download_chunk_size 1048576 bytes Specify the size( in Bytes) to be read from network while downloading packages. By default, through PEM 6, 1KB, for PEM 7 and forward, 1MB.
probe_log_retention_time 30 days Specifies the number of days that probe log records are retained.
proxy_server 127.0.0.1 Use this parameter to specify the IP Address of a proxy server.
proxy_server_authentication f Set this parameter to t (true) if your proxy server requires authentication.
proxy_server_enabled f If you use a proxy server on a client machine (when connecting with internet), enable this setting to read the manifest file and download packages.
proxy_server_password   If your proxy server requires authentication, use this parameter to provide the password that will be used for authentication.
proxy_server_port 80 Use this parameter to specify the port for a proxy server.
proxy_server_username   If your proxy server requires authentication, use this parameter to provide the name that will be used for authentication.
reminder_notification_interval 24 hours Specifies the number of hours after which a reminder email is sent in case an alert has not been cleared.
server_log_retention_time 30 days Specifies the number of days that the server log is retained on the PEM server.
show_data_tab_on_graph false If ‘true’, a Data tab is added to each graph. Select the Data tab to review the data that is plotted on the graph.
smtp_authentication false Specifies whether to enable/disable authentication over SMTP.
smtp_enabled true Specifies whether to enable/disable sending of emails.
smtp_encryption false Specifies whether to send SMTP email using an encrypted connection.
smtp_password   Specifies the password to be used to connect to the SMTP server.
smtp_port 25 Specifies the SMTP server port to be used for sending email.
smtp_server 127.0.0.1 Specifies the SMTP server host address to be used for sending email.
smtp_spool_retention_time 7 days Specifies the number of days to retain sent email messages in the spool table before they are discarded.
smtp_username   Specifies the username to be used to connect to SMTP server.
snmp_community public Specifies the SNMP community used when sending traps. Used only with SNMPv1 and SNMPv2.
snmp_enabled true Specifies whether to enable/disable sending SNMP traps.
snmp_port 162 Specifies the SNMP server port to be used for sending SNMP traps.
snmp_server 127.0.0.1 Specifies the SNMP server host address to be used for sending SNMP traps.
snmp_spool_retention_time 7 days Specifies the number of days to retain sent traps in the spool table before they are discarded.
webclient_help_pg EnterpriseDB hosted documentation Specifies the location of the online PostgreSQL core documentation.