CPM settings

This topic describes the CPM parameter settings.

These parameters configure the CPM log files and error notifications.

The new configuration will be updated the next time that the CPM configuration is updated. These parameters are stored in the cpm.ini file in the root folder of the <CPM username> Safe.

Parameter

Description

Interval

The number of minutes after which the Central Policy Manager re-reads the list of platforms, to handle new platforms or remove deleted ones.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 1

NotifyPeriod

The minimal interval in hours between email notifications.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 12

NotifyOnlyOnError

Whether or not to send only error notifications.

Acceptable values: Yes/No

Default value: Yes

AdminEmailAddress

The email address where email notifications are sent.
For example, John@myaddress.com

Acceptable values: Email address

SmtpServer

The IP address of the SMTP server.

Acceptable values: IP address

SenderAddress

The email address where the email is sent from.

Acceptable values: Email address

Subject

The subject title of the email.

Acceptable values: String

LogCheckPeriod

The length of time, in hours, before the logs are copied to the Logs/History folder.

If you configured to store log files in the Vault, the log files are uploaded to the Vault based on this interval.

This is relevant only for the pm.log and pm_error.log files. Third-party logs are not uploaded to the Vault but are copied to the Logs\Old\ThirdParty folder based on this interval.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 24

LogSafeFolderName

The full name of the folder in the Safe where the log files are saved.

Acceptable values: String

Default value: Root\logs

LogSafeName

The name of the Safe where the log files are saved.

Acceptable values: String

OldLogRetention

The number of days that trace, console, and third-party log files are saved. After this number of days the logs are deleted.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 30

CPMDebugLevels

The debug level of the CPM. You can set several values, separated by commas.

Acceptable values: 0-6

WriteStartCycleEvent

Whether or not the CPM writes an ‘I’m alive’ event each time it reads platforms. These events are written to the PasswordManager_Info Safe.

Acceptable values: Yes/No

Default value: Yes

LogPasswordEvents

Whether or not the CPM writes a corresponding event each time it changes, verifies, or reconciles a password.

Acceptable values: Yes/No

Default value: Yes

DisableExceptionHandling

How the CPM functions when the system stops suddenly.

  • When this parameter is set to Yes, the CPMpasses control of exception handling to the operating system, resulting in crash dumps.

  • When this parameter is set to No, the CPMlogs a system crash, but will not pass control to the operating system.

Acceptable values: Yes/No

Default value: No

ADPoolSize

The size of concurrent automatic detection processes being executed. Restart the CPM to apply this parameter.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 5

AllowManualRequests

Whether or not the CPM searches for auto-detection processes initiated manually by users.

Acceptable values: Yes/No

Default value: Yes

ManualRequestsInterval

The time interval in minutes between searches for auto-detection processes initiated manually by users.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 1

PlatformsToManage

Determines the IDs of one or more platforms that will be managed by the CPM.
You can specify multiple platforms in a list, separating each platform with a comma, or you can use a regular expression to include and exclude specific platforms.

Examples: PlatformsToManage=WinDesktopLocal,AS400,UnixSSH

Win(DesktopLocal|Domain)

Acceptable values: String

Default value: 1-

PlatformsToManageInputType

Determines the PlatformsToManage parameter value type.

Acceptable values: List/Regex

Default value: List

ManualRequestsRecoveryStartTime

The number of retroactive hours to search for auto-detection processes initiated manually by users.

Acceptable values: Number

Default value: 1