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Log files are taking up too much drive space or are too large


Log files on your Orion server are too large or are taking up too much space on the hard drive.


All SAM versions


This can be caused by the following:

Debug logging is turned on.

Log files are store too long on the server.


Turn off debugging mode and any log files associated with it. Edit LogAdjuster.exewhich can be found at C:\Program Files(x86)\Solarwinds\Orion. Revert to default if needed.

If the files are too old, you can also change them within a SAM business layer log. 

  1. Go to C:\Program Files(x86)\Solarwinds\Orion\APM and open the Solarwinds.APM.BusinessLayer.dll.config file in Notepad.
  2. Add the following line within the <apmSettings... </apmSettings> section:
  3. Restart the Orion services. This will set the maximum age of the work process log files to 6 hours.


Last modified
20:31, 3 Apr 2017