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From Jennifer Barnabee <jennifer.barna...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: nifi.content.repository.archive.max.usage.percentage
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:42:30 GMT
Brandon, we should fix the wording. I'm glad you brought it up! Thanks.
-Jenn

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 4:29 PM, Brandon DeVries <brd@jhu.edu> wrote:

> Mark,
>
> It does make sense... But since that didn't quite line up with the
> definition from the guide,  I wanted to be sure.  I ask because I have a
> report of the disk filling unbounded regardless of the configured
> percentage.  I'm trying to replicate the issue,  but I wanted to make sure
> how it was intended to work first.  Thanks.
>
> Brandon
>
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015, 4:15 PM Mark Payne <markap14@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Brandon,
>>
>> That property does not indicate how much disk space can be used by the
>> archive, but rather how much
>> disk space is allowed to be used before data in the archive is destroyed.
>>
>> So, for example, if that property is set to 80%, and the disk reaches 80%
>> full, the oldest entries in the archive
>> will start getting deleted, even if the content repository and the
>> archive use only say 5% of the disk space.
>>
>> It is a way to indicate that you'd like to archive, but you don't want to
>> take any chance on the archiving filling
>> up the disk space. Does that make sense?
>>
>> Thanks
>> -Mark
>>
>> ________________________________
>> > From: brd@jhu.edu
>> > Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2015 14:11:53 +0000
>> > Subject: nifi.content.repository.archive.max.usage.percentage
>> > To: users@nifi.incubator.apache.org
>> >
>> >
>> > All,
>> >
>> > I want to make sure I understand the usage of the property
>> > nifi.content.repository.archive.max.usage.percentage. From the admin
>> > guide[1]:
>> >
>> > If archiving is enabled (see nifi.content.repository.archive.enabled
>> > below), then this property also must have a value to indicate the
>> > maximum percentage of disk space that may be used for archiving. It is
>> > blank by default.
>> >
>> > Does this mean that the specified percentage is used *exclusively* for
>> > archiving, Or does it mean that the the size of the content repo
>> > (active + archive) shouldn't exceed the specified percentage? Or
>> > something else entirely... Thanks.
>> >
>> > [1]
>> >
>> http://nifi.incubator.apache.org/docs/nifi-docs/html/administration-guide.html
>> >
>> > Brandon
>> >
>>
>
>

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