Manage Device Log Output

Log management allows you to export and delete logs that are stored in GigaVUE‑FM. Use this process to manually clean-up old logs on a specific node before a specified cut-off date and time. You can also specify an SFTP server and file path to export the records prior to purging.

Note:  Refer to Storage Management for Device Logs for global Storage Management settings that control purging of old logs on a scheduled basis across all devices.

To edit the log management settings:

1.   On the left navigation pane, click on and navigate to Physical Nodes and select a node.
2. Click Logs from the node view.
3. Click Manage.

The Manage Logs view appears.

4. Complete the fields on this page to specify how to manage the logs:



Time Range


Select records older than

Specify a cut-off date and time for deleting log records. Log records that were created prior to the specified date and time will be deleted. The time is based on the current timezone in GigaVUE‑FM.

Export Records To


SFTP Server Address

The records are exported to a CSV file. Specify the ftp/sftp location to send the CSV files.

For example:



Username and Password

If this is a secure server, which is recommended, specify the username and password for accessing the server.


File Path

Specify the path on the server to store the file.

For example: /root/dir/

Purge Selected Records


Check this check box to enable purging the selected records.

Important: If this option is selected, records will be deleted immediately when you click OK.

5. Click OK to save the settings.