Support Data Collector

Support data collector is used to collect some data and sent to OTRS Group on a regular basis, if the system is registered.

Use this screen to review the data to be sent to OTRS Group. The support data collector screen is available in the Support Data Collector module of the OTRS Group Services group.

Download Support Bundle Screen

Download Support Bundle Screen

Manage Support Data Collector

Support data collector is used to collect some data and sent to OTRS Group on a regular basis, if the system is registered. To register your system:

  1. Click on the System Registration button in the left sidebar.
  2. Follow the registration instructions.

To show what kind of data will be sent:

  1. Click on the Show transmitted data button in the left sidebar.
  2. Review the System Registration Data and Support Data in the newly opened screen.

To manually trigger the support data sending:

  1. Click on the Send Update button in the left sidebar.

To generate a support bundle:

  1. Click on the Generate Support Bundle button in the left sidebar.
  2. Download the generated support bundle.
  3. Open it with an archive manager and review the content.
Download Support Bundle Dialog

Download Support Bundle Dialog

Collected Data

The screen contains several sections. Each section has some entries with a traffic light, that indicates the following:

  • Gray LED means information, just display a value.
  • Green LED means OK, the entry has a good value.
  • Yellow LED means notification, you have to check the value, but it is not an error.
  • Red LED means error, you have to do something to solve the issue.

Cloud Services Section

This section displays information about OTRS cloud services.

Available SMS
This entry shows information about your available SMS messages. If they are getting low, the LED changes to red.

Database Section

This section displays information about the database used by OTRS.

Outdated Tables
Display the outdated database tables. Green LED means, there are no outdated tables.
Table Presence
Display whether all needed tables exist in the database or not.
Client Connection Charset
Display the character set for the client connection. It must be utf8.
Server Database Charset
Display the character set of the database server. It must be utf8.
Table Charset
Display the character set of the database table. It must be utf8.
InnoDB Log File Size
Display the log file size for InnoDB driver. It must be at least 512 MB.
Invalid Default Values
Display the invalid default values. Green LED means, there are no invalid default values.
Maximum Query Size
Display the maximum size of a database query. It must be at least 1024 MB.
Database Size
Display the size of database. This is just an information.
Default Storage Engine
Display the default storage engine of the database. It must be InnoDB.
Table Storage Engine
Display the storage engine of the database tables. It must be InnoDB.
Database Version
Display the database driver version. Green LED means, the version is high enough.

Document Search Section

This section displays information about document search and the used cluster.

Cluster
The name of the used cluster.
Cluster Health Details
Display some internal variable of the used cluster.
Indices Health
Display information about indices.
Indices Size
Display the size of each index.
Node Health
Display information about the used node.

Operating System Section

This section displays information about the running operating system and installed software components.

Environment Dependencies
Display information about environment dependencies.
OTRS Disk Partition
Display the disk partition to where OTRS is installed.
Information Disk Partitions Usage
Display the used space per disk partitions.
Distribution
Display the distribution name of the operating system.
Kernel Version
Display the kernel version of the operating system.
System Load
Display the system load of the operating system. The system load should be at maximum the number of CPUs the system has (e.g. a load of 8 or less on a system with 8 CPUs is OK).
Perl Version
Display the version of Perl.
Free Swap Space (%)
Display the free swap space as percentages. There should be more than 60% free swap space.
Used Swap Space (MB)
Display the used swap space in megabytes. There should be no more than 200 MB swap space used.

OTRS Section

This section displays information about the OTRS instance.

Article Search Index Status
Display information about indexed articles.
Articles Per Communication Channel
Display the number of articles per communication channels.
Communication Log
Displayed aggregated information about communications.
Communication Log Account Status (last 24 hours)
Display information about communication log account status in the last 24 hours.
Concurrent Users Details
Display information about the logged in users at the same time separated by hourly.
Concurrent Users
Display information about the number of maximum logged in users in the same time.
Config Settings
Display some important configuration settings from system configurations.
Daemon
Display whether the OTRS daemon is running or not.
Database Records
Display the main OTRS object and the related number of records in the database.
Default Admin Password
Green LED means, that the default administrator password was changed.
Email Sending Queue
Display the number of emails that are queued for sending.
Domain Name
Display the fully qualified domain name set in system configuration setting FQDN.
File System Writable
Display whether the file system is writable or not.
Legacy Configuration Backups
Green LED means, there are no legacy configuration backup files found.
Package Installation Status
Green LED means, that all packages are installed correctly.
Package Framework Version Status
Green LED means, that the OTRS framework version is suitable for the installed packages.
Package Verification Status
Green LED means, that all installed packages are verified by the OTRS Group.
Session Config Settings
Display the maximum allowed sessions per agents and customers.
Spooled Emails
Display the number of emails that are in the sending pool.
SystemID
Display the system identifier set in system configuration setting SystemID.
Ticket Index Module
Display the ticket index module set in system configuration setting Ticket::IndexModule.
Invalid Users with Locked Tickets
Display the number of users, who are set to invalid, but have some ticket locked for him.
Open Tickets
Display the number of open tickets in the system. You will not have performance trouble until you have about 60,000 open tickets in your system.
Ticket Search Index Module
Display the ticket search index module set in system configuration setting Ticket::SearchIndex::ForceUnfilteredStorage.
Orphaned Records In ticket_index Table
Display the number of orphaned records in ticket_index table.
Orphaned Records In ticket_lock_index Table
Display the number of orphaned records in ticket_lock_index table.
Time Settings
Display timezone information for OTRS, for the calendars and for users.
UI - Agent Skin Usage
Display the used skins per agents.
UI - Agent Theme Usage
Display the used theme on the agent interface.
UI - Special Statistics
Display some statistics about personal modifications like using favorites, custom menu ordering, etc.
OTRS Version
Display the version number of OTRS.