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2771052 - PI global parameter of retention period for logging messages is not taking effect


In NWA, you have configured parameter messaging.log.retainTime for synchronous/asynchronous messages that being set logging, however, when you check relevant messages, this global parameter of retention period is not taking effect. For example, no matter what the value the parameter is configured to, the actual message retention period is not changed at all. The parameter is not working. You can check PERSIST_UNTIL filed via following SQL query:

select MSG_ID, PERSIST_UNTIL from <SAP JAVA DB SCHEMA>.BC_MSG_LOG where MSG_ID = 'sample message ID'



  • SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SP 12 or higher
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4 SP 07 or higher
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.5 


SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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