The Event Manager provides an interface that allows us to configure how events are stored, displayed, and acted on. We access the Event Manager from the Events menu:
The Edit page displays when we first open the Event Manager and provides three configuration areas: Connection Information, Cache, and Maintenance (as shown in the previous screenshot).The following fields are available:
Backend Type: Events are stored in a MySQL database.
User Name: Database username. Default is zenoss.
Password: Password for username. Default is zenoss.
Database: Events database name. Default is events.
Hostname: Database hostname. Default is localhost.
Port: Database port number. Default is 3306.
Cache Timeout: Sets the event cache timeout in seconds. The lower the number, the more responsive the Event Console will be. The default is 20.
Cache Clear Count: Sets a threshold to clear event cache counts. The default is 20.
History Cache Timeout: Sets the history event...