The Reporting Agent is a Windows service that performs reads of historical data, such as extended trends, events, and alarms. During the installation, the WebReports Installer prompts you to enter the number of seconds that you want the Reporting Agent to perform these reads. It is recommended that you accept the default value.
The log file for the Reporting Agent contains error, warning, debugging, and informational messages that can be used for identifying problems with the Reporting Agent.
During the installation, you set the size of the file and specify the number of log files you want to keep. The default values are recommended.
For more information, see Reporting Agent Log File .
The Reporting Agent configuration file contains values for the following settings:
The Reporting Agent failure retry interval
The Reporting Agent log file
The Reporting Agent event record
The Reporting Agent total historical records
For more information, see Reporting Agent Configuration File .