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Data archive window exceeded

Created by Maciej Klasa, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article describes the issue when SMI-S collection has stopped annd in the module log, an error message appears:

02 Feb 2016 14:37:42 - Data limit exceeded, removing oldest entry with key '      ' from 4205_perf (deleted: true)


  • STM version 5.x
  • SRM Profiler version 6.x
  • Windows 2008+


This issue occurs when the data cache folder is full and STM/SRM Profiler can no longer write new data.  


1. Stop Storage Manager Agent service on the affected server.
2. Rename the folder data to data_old in c:\Program Files\Solarwinds\Storage Manager.Agent\systemic\mod.sys.smis.Smis_1.0\.
3. Restart agent.
4. Allow Storage Manager to poll for 2 hours without making any config changes.

Note: Any config changes restart the collection.


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