The MSS_DB02_OVVW event is used in SAP to view the space associated with the database and the database log.
Potential Use Cases
This event could be used in the following scenarios:
Alert if the log is filling up.
Alert if there are space issues with the database.
Trend database file size over time.
The event will look like this in Splunk:
Log into the managed system and execute the dbacockpit transaction code. Then expand the Space menu option on the left side of the screen and double-click the Overview option. Then click on the Overview tab that appears in the center of the screen. The information shown will match the data that is extracted and sent to Splunk.
Unit of Measure
The date time stamp when the information was collected
Data free MB
Data free percentage
Data allocated MB
Allocated MB percentage
Number of Files
Total database size
Log allocated MB
Log free MB
Log free percent
Number of log files
Log total MB
Log used percentage
Reuse wait reason
SQL session ID
Oldest open transaction start time
Month DD YYYY HH:MM
The UTC OFFSSET in HHMMSS that the data was collected in
The UTC positive or negative OFFSET indicator. Positive (+) means add UTCDIFF to find the time zone of the data, negative (-) means subtract the UTCDIFF to find the time zone adjusted date time the data was collected in.
+ | -