Log Retention

Logging can use a significant amount of disk space while the server is running. By default, Metadefender Core retains 30 days of logging for the File Log, Application Log, and Quarantine. You can change this default value in the Metadefender Core Management Console.

Log Type

Default

Minimum

Maximum

File Logs

30 DAYS

5 minutes

Setting 0 removes all records when check is performed

36524 days

Application Logs

30 DAYS

0 days (removes all records when check is performed)

36524 days

Quarantine

30 DAYS

0 days (removes all records when check is performed)

36524 days

0 days (removes all records when check is performed)

Changing the number of days Metadefender Core stores log files

You can change the number of days Metadefender Core stores the log files for File Logs, Application Logs, and Quarantine by going to Logs > Configuration in the Metadefender Core Management Console.

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To make changes to this page, move the slider to On. After making changes to the default number of days for any of the logs, click Apply.