In the Orchestrator configuration interface, you can set the level of server log that you require. The default server log level is INFO. Changing the log level affects any new messages that the server writes to the server log and the number of active connections to the database.

About this task

Caution:

Only set the log level to DEBUG or ALL to debug a problem. Do not use this setting in a production environment because it can seriously impair performance.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Orchestrator configuration interface as vmware.
  2. Click Log.
  3. Select an option from the Log level drop-down menu.

    Option

    Description

    FATAL

    Only fatal errors are written to the log file.

    ERROR

    Errors and fatal errors are written to the log file.

    WARN

    Warnings, errors, and fatal errors are written to the log file.

    INFO

    Information, warnings, errors, and fatal errors are written to the log file.

    DEBUG

    Debug information, information messages, warnings, errors, and fatal errors are written to the log file.

    ALL

    Events are not filtered. All events are written to the log file.

    OFF

    No entries are written to the log file and no log updates are made.

    Note:

    The log contains messages of the selected level and all higher levels. If you select the INFO level, all INFO messages and higher-level messages (INFO, WARN, ERROR, and FATAL) are written to the log file.

  4. Click Apply changes.
  5. (Optional) : Click the Generate log report link to export the log files.

    This operation creates a ZIP archive of all log files.

Results

The new log level is applied to any new messages that the server generates, without restarting the server. The logs are stored in install_directory\app-server\log\.