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Alfresco Heartbeat

Alfresco Content Services can send a 'heartbeat' to Alfresco. This anonymous information can Alfresco help understand the usage of our products and to better meet the needs of your organization. Our aim is to use the anonymous information gathered to help us make decisions about product development so that our investment benefits as many users as possible.
You can enable or disable the Heartbeat feature by defining the following property:
heartbeat.enabled=true
If you are unable to share this anonymous data with us, you can disable the service by changing the setting to false.

What is sent?

The anonymous data transmitted by the repository includes the Alfresco Content Services version number, number of items in the repository, the size of a cluster, and the number of active users. Information about feature usage including content models, workflows, Smart Folders, and APIs are also sent. Other products will also share anonymous data necessary for Alfresco to understand their usage.

To see the data being sent to Alfresco, see the following logs:
log4j.logger.org.alfresco.heartbeat.datasender.internal.HBDataConsumer=DEBUG

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