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setMaxEventBufferTime (Android SDK API)


NewRelic.setMaxEventBufferTime(int $maxBufferTimeInSec)

Sets the event harvest cycle length.


Agent version 5.0.0 or higher.


This method sets the maximum time (in seconds) that the New Relic Android agent will store events in memory before sending the buffered events to New Relic. In other words, this method controls the length of the harvest cycle.

See also setMaxEventPoolSize(), which sets the maximum number of events that are stored by the agent during a harvest cycle.


Be aware that reporting a large number of events, or reporting events too frequently, may impact app performance.

For context on how to use this API, see Send custom attributes and events to Insights.






Required. The maximum time (in seconds) that the agent should store events in memory. The default value harvest cycle length is 600 seconds.

Return values

Returns true if it succeeds, or false if it doesn't.


Set max event buffer time to 300 seconds

boolean fiveMinuteLimitSet = NewRelic.setMaxEventBufferTime(300);

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