You must configure the ESM data collector before you use a CCS agent for message based data collection . The ESM data collector can be associated with one or more ESM managers.
The ESM manager settings are specific to a site. The configurations that you do for the ESM manager is specific to the site where you have configured the ESM data collector. You can view or update the ESM data collector configuration for a site by selecting the site from the Site drop-down list. The drop-down list displays the list of sites that have at least one CCS Manager that is configured as the ESM data collector.
To configure the ESM components
In the CCS console, navigate to Settings > System Topology.
Do one of the following:
In the System Topology > Grid View, right-click Data Collection Service and then click Edit Settings.
In the System Topology > Map View, right-click the site where CCS Manager is installed and then click Edit Settings.
In the Edit Settings dialog box, click Data Collector Sites > ESM
On the ESM panel, configure the ESM Manager by selecting the site.
Under List of configured ESM managers, do one of the following:
Add or modify an ESM manager.
Click Add or Modify.
In the ESM Manager Credentials dialog box, provide the required information.
You can add upto 5 ESM managers to a CCS Manager.
Remove an ESM manager.
Select an ESM manager from the List of configured ESM managers pane, and click Remove.
Under Manager for custom messages, click the Manager Name drop-down list, and select a Manager.
You can select the ESM manager that maintains the custom messages, which you have configured. The schema of the custom messages, such as description, title, format and so on are also collected from the selected ESM manager.
Keep Report error if custom messages manager not available checked.
If you check Report error if custom messages manager not available, then the data collection job fails with an error if the specified custom messages manager is unavailable.
If you uncheck Report error if custom messages manager not available, then the ESM data collector collects data even if the specified custom messages manager is unavailable.
If the custom messages manager is not available, a message prompt appears in the job failures tab, which states about the unavailability of the manager.
Under Collection of suppressed messages , uncheck Do not collect suppressed messages in order to collect suppressed messages.
Click Configure policy run options if you want to configure the number of messages that the ESM data collector fetches for each policy run.
To configure policy run options
Navigate to Settings > Map View or Settings > Grid View of the console and right-click on a CCS Manager and click Edit Settings.
In the Edit Settings dialog box, select Data Collector Sites - ESM .
On the right pane of the dialog box, click Configure policy run options.
In the ESM Policy Configuration dialog box, click Add to add a policy configuration.
In the Configure policy dialog box, type the ESM policy name in the Policy name text box and provide the required information.
You can use the Configure Policy dialog box to add, modify, or remove an ESM policy.
In the ESM Policy Configuration dialog box, select the policy that you want to modify and then click Modify.
In the ESM Policy Configuration dialog box, select the policy that you want to delete and then click Remove.
You cannot delete a predefined policy.
Click Yes on the message prompt that appears to confirm the deletion of the ESM policy.