Problem with Siebel Log Archive Keep parameter (Doc ID 2121393.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.1.1.14.3 [IP2014] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.1.1.14.3 [IP2014] 

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Number of log archive directories kept in the logarchive directory is
greater than the value set in "Log Archive Keep" siebel server parameter.

Note: The problem is not reproducible at Windows platform

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Number of log archive directories kept in the logarchive directory should be
equal to the number specified in "Log Archive Keep" siebel server parameter.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1) Set the number of log archive directories to keep in the logarchive directory. For example: 10 (default value set in Log Archive Keep siebel server parameter ).
2) Restart the siebel server service n times where n is the value set in Log Archive Keep siebel server parameter.
3) Ensure that the number of logarchive subdirectories is the same as specified in Log Archive Keep siebel server parameter
4) Restart the siebel server service again.
5) Note that the number of logarchive directories is greater than the value set in "Log Archive Keep" siebel server parameter and the log subdirectory
keep moving to the logarchive subdirectory each time the Siebel Server service starts.



Cause

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