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
If you are unable to share this anonymous
data with us, you can disable the service by changing the setting to
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: