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Why does this warning appears so often?

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The notifd.log contains thousands entries like this:

2014-11-23 16:16:10,984 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:20,983 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:30,677 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:30,986 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:39,934 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,010 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,096 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,173 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,250 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,326 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,405 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,483 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
2014-11-23 16:16:40,560 WARN  [Notifd:BroadcastEventProcessor-Thread] BroadcastEventProcessor: discarding event uei.opennms.org/internal/authentication/successfulLogin, the event has been configured as 'doNotPersist'.
 

But why?
OpenNMS version
1.12.9
Java version
java version "1.7.0_55"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (rhel-2.4.7.1.el6_5-x86_64 u55-b13)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.51-b03, mixed mode)
Operating system
CentOS 6.5
PostgreSQL version
psql (PostgreSQL) 8.4.20
asked Dec 4, 2014 by mfuhrmann (7,350 points)

1 Answer

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Best answer

Every login for the webapp is logged. That includes remote pollers that hit the webinterface too.

There is a parameter in opennms.properties that disables the creation of that event:

org.opennms.security.disableLoginSuccessEvent=true

 
answered Dec 4, 2014 by DerTak (5,420 points)
selected Jan 9, 2015 by indigo
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