Working at the volume level
The application administrator performs management tasks for a volume by logging in to Information Console and accessing Manage Volume. Manage Volume is visible only when logged in to Information Console as an application administrator.
How to access Manage Volume
1 Log in to Information Console. For more information on this task, see How to log in to Information Console.
2 From the side menu, choose Manage Volume. Manage Volume—General appears, as shown in Figure 3‑1.
Figure 3‑1 Choosing Manage Volume
Information Console groups the tasks the application administrator performs in Manage Volume into the following categories:
Includes the following elements, as shown in Figure 3‑1:
*Volume name
Displays the name of the volume with which the application administrator logged in to Information Console.
Displays the name of the BIRT iHub version.
*Resource folder
Displays the name of the folder containing sample resources. /Resources is the default.
*Default retry policy for failed jobs
Choose whether to retry a job that has failed. If choosing to retry a failed job, specify the number of times to retry the job, and the hours and minutes between attempts.
*Auto Archive Now
Choose Auto Archive Now to run an archiving cycle immediately. Auto Archive Now changes to Stop Archive Thread after choosing. Choose Stop Archive Thread to stop the archiving cycle.
Assign privileges such as read, write, and execute on the volume root folder to users and user groups. For more information, see Setting volume privileges.
*Archiving and Purging
*Set an autoarchiving policy for the volume.
*Set a volume-level purge policy for job notices.
For more information, see Setting volume archiving and purging policies.
Set volume-level printing properties. For more information, see Setting volume‑level printer options.
*Archive Schedule
Schedule an archiving cycle. For more information, see Scheduling an archiving cycle.
The following sections describe these categories.