Add or manage Message Type
In this section you will learn how to manually add or manage a Message Type.
Add a new Message Type, Edit or Delete an existing from the list in the overview. A Message Type can be member of a Service and Search Field Expressions after you have successfully created the Message Type.
A Name is required to create the Message Type.
Days to keep Events - Determines how long events should be archived. When the event is purged, the message body and context will also be removed.
Days to keep messages - Determines how long messages and message context should be archived.
Days to Keep Messages and Days to Keep Events* means how long records are kept in the Log Databases.
If set to '0' (zero), Events and/or Messages will not be removed, data will be stored forever.
If too many Messages or Events are logged, searching for data may be significantly slower than with less data.
Tip Tune these settings according to your business needs. Do not save more data than needed.
Adding a Description and a Web Site is optional.
- Description: A user friendly description.
- Web Site: You can provide a quick link for users when working with and viewing the System. This quick link is usually a WIKI/Sharepoint site with additional documentation.
You can navigate to the associated Search Fields by clicking the provided quick link.