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By default, the monitoring agent collects data from all indices every 10 seconds and stores the monitoring data locally. You can configure Monitoring to:
Advanced monitoring settings enable you to control how frequently data is collected, configure timeouts, and set the retention period for locally-stored monitoring indices. You can also adjust how monitoring data is displayed. See Monitoring Settings for the complete list of settings you can configure.