Learn how to configure a retention period for Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes alerts.
With Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes, you can configure the time to keep historical alerts stored. Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes then deletes the older alerts after the specified time.
By automatically deleting alerts that are no longer needed, you can save storage costs.
The alerts for which you can configure the retention period include:
Runtime alerts, both unresolved (active) and resolved.
Stale deploy-time alerts that do not apply to the current deployment.
You can configure alert retention settings by using the RHACS portal.
You must have the
Config role with
write permissions to configure data retention.
On the RHACS portal, navigate to Platform Configuration → System Configuration.
On the System Configuration view header, click Edit.
Under the Data Retention Configuration section, update the number of days for each type of data:
All Runtime Violations
Resolved Deploy-Phase Violations
Runtime Violations For Deleted Deployments
Images No Longer Deployed
To save a type of data forever, set the retention period to
To configure alert data retention by using Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes API, view the