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exclude_vctx_conn — exclude validation context keys from being journaled in the spool metadata.


Exclude_VCTX_Conn = ("regex$" "otherregex")


With more advanced policy configurations, the aggregate size of the validation context data retained in memory may become significant, especially if keep_message_dicts_in_memory is enabled.

Exclude_VCTX_Conn allows you to specify a list of one or more Perl-compatible regular expressions. During swap out, the keys to the connection dictionary are compared against the patterns listed by Exclude_VCTX_Conn. If a key matches, then that data value will be deleted from the dictionary.

Note that keys that have special significance to the core product (these typically have a # prefix) can not be filtered by this module.


Exclude_VCTX_Conn is valid in the global, binding, binding_group, and domain scopes.

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