# Moogsoft Docs

#### Archiver Command Reference

This is a reference for the archiving of Situations and alerts. The moog-archiver command line utility accepts the following arguments:

Argument

Input

Description

-a,--alert_filter <arg>

String: <filter name>

Include all loose alerts that match the specified global alert filter. Does not apply to alerts within Situations that are being archived.

-b,--update_batch_size <arg>

Integer: <number of alerts/Situation rows>

Defaults to 1000. Maximum number of alert/Situation rows to process at once during the export/deletion process. Increasing this value can speed up archiving but places more load on the database.

-d,--delimiter <arg>

String

Defaults to comma ",". Delimiter to insert between values in the export file.

-e,--export

-

Export the data to a file.

-f,--file_age <arg>

Integer: <number of days>

Delete files from the default directory /usr/local/archived that are older than the specified number of days.

-g,--loglevel <arg>

WARN|INFO|DEBUG|TRACE

Specify the output verbosity. Defaults to INFO.

-h,--help

-

Display the moog-archiver utility syntax and option descriptions.

-i,--situation_filter <arg>

-

Include all Situations that match the specified global alert filter.

-l,--loose_alert_age <arg>

Integer: <number of days>

Export data related to loose alerts older than the specified number of days. Defaults to 28 for a standard database or 395 if theConfigure Historic Data Retentionis enabled.

-m,--include_statistics

-

Include the deletion of statistical data. Statistical data can only be deleted, not archived. Deletes statistical data from the active database whether database split is enabled or disabled.

-n,--statistics_age <arg>

Integer: <number of days>

Delete statistical data older than the specified number of days. Defaults to 28 for a standard database or 395 if theConfigure Historic Data Retentionis enabled.

-o,--retain_open

-

Only include data from Situations with Closed, Dormant or Superseded status. Cannot be used with the Situation filter -i.

-p,--archive_path <arg>

String: <path>

Defaults to /usr/local/archived. Destination path for the archived data.

-r,--remove

-

Delete data from the database.

-s,--situation_age <arg>

Integer: <number of days>

Include Situation data (and alerts within Situations) older than the specified number of days. Defaults to 28 for a standard database or 395 if the Configure Historic Data Retention is enabled.

-t,--loose_alerts_only

-

Include loose alerts only. Cannot be used with -i -o -s

-y,--delay_time <arg>

Integer: <number of milliseconds>

Length of the delay (in milliseconds) between each batch operation. Can be used to slow the speed of archiving to reduce load on the database. Defaults to 0.

-z,--id_batch_size <arg>

Integer: <number of rows>

Maximum number of rows to process per batch during the export/deletion process. Increasing this value can speed up archiving but places more load on the database. Defaults to 100.