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Product: Symphony
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Created: 7-Mar-2012 11:28:47 AM
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How to set maximum file footage size


The MaxFileMB global setting allows you to specify the maximum footage file size. The default setting is 3.5 GB (3584 MB).

Note: The cleaner deletes complete files (not partial files); therefore, set a smaller maximum file size to minimize the chance that too much data is deleted by the cleaner. See How to change the cleaner interval time.


Add a custom setting using the Manual Configuration Editor:

  1. In Symphony, from the Server menu, select Manual Configuration Editor.
  2. Expand Type: Global.
  3. Find the ID of your server and expand it.
  4. Click the Add a new setting... field.
  5. In the blank field under the Type, Section, Key, and Value columns, enter:

Type: Global

ID: <your server ID>

Section: Main

Key: MaxFileMB

Value: <value in MB>

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