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Set the maximum size of a journal file.


[Journal]    FileSizeLimit=n

n is an integer in the range 0—4079 (MB). The default value is 1024.


FileSizeLimit is the maximum size of the journal file, in megabytes. When a journal file grows to this size it is closed and a new journal file is created. For more information about journal file rollover, see Journal File Names and Rollover.

The FileSizeLimit and jrnbufs parameters have a maximum combined size limit of 4 GB; see Configuring Journal Settings for more information.

Changing This Parameter

On the Journal Settings page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > System Configuration > Journal Settings) , in the Start new journal file every (MB) row, enter a number of megabytes.

Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change FileSizeLimit in the Config.JournalOpens in a new tab class (as described in the class reference), from the ^JOURNAL utility (as described in Update Journal Settings Using ^JRNOPTS), or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

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