The Tar PM Scan tool allows you to view the transactions within the Tar Persistence Manager's tar files at a low level. Viewing such transactions helps in analyzing unusual repository growth issues where the disk usage is growing rapidly.
You can access the Tar PM Scan tool directly from a web browser at http://<host>:<port>/system/console/tarscan
To scan a tar file, do the following:
It is often most useful to analyze the contents of the tar file with the highest id number.
If the scan is working properly, after you click Scan a message similar to this one appears:
Once the scan is partially completed, you see a table like the one below. It shows the path that changed, the size of the node, and the node's properties and children.