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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Database monitoring » SQL Anywhere Monitor » Backing up the Monitor

 

Backing up metrics

You can back up metrics and control the length of time that metrics are kept.

Prerequisites

You must be a Monitor administrator.

 Task
  1. Log in to the Monitor.

  2. Click Administration.

  3. Click Configuration, and then click Edit.

  4. Click Maintenance.

  5. Specify a time (24-hour clock) when the Monitor should perform maintenance. By default, it performs maintenance at midnight. The time is local to the computer where the Monitor is running.

  6. Specify a directory where the Monitor should save the backed up data. The directory must exist on the computer where the Monitor is running.

  7. Customize the Data Reduction settings:

    • Delete Metrics Older Than   Specify a length of time. All metrics that are older than the specified length of time are deleted. The default is five days.

  8. Optional. Click Perform Maintenance Now to run the backup and delete out-dated metrics immediately. When prompted, click Save.

  9. Click OK.

  10. Click Cancel.

Results

The daily schedule to back up and delete out-dated metrics is saved.