Quick perl script you may find useful for Database sizing a Sentinel installation. Based on Novell’s docs stating 600 Bytes of space per event.
Just pass your estimated Event per Second and days of online storage.
Used to calculate space requirements for Sentinel. Based on Novell’s figure of 600B per event.
USAGE: ./Sentinel_Space_Calc.pl <events per second> <days of online data> ./Sentinel_Space_Calc.pl 200 90 869.035720825195 GB
Disclaimer: As with everything else at NetIQ Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by NetIQ, so Customer Support will not be able to help you if it has any adverse effect on your environment. It just worked for at least one person, and perhaps it will be useful for you too. Be sure to test in a non-production environment.