Logging behavior change between the Workplace XT 1.1.4 and 1.1.5 installer

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Problem(Abstract)

The log4j.properties file is not being customized with a path for the log file write location, due to a behavior change between the Workplace XT 1.1.4 and 1.1.5 installers. An additional step is now required to enable logging.

Resolving the problem

To enable logging:

After renaming _log4j.properties to log4j.properties, edit the file to add the path where you want the log files to be written. Change each occurrence of {LOG_FILE_DIR} to a suitable path.

For example, change:

log4j.appender.CommonLogCBEFormat.File={LOG_FILE_DIR}WorkplaceXT_IBMcommon_CBE.log

to

log4j.appender.CommonLogCBEFormat.File=/opt/IBM/FileNet/WebClient/LogFiles/WorkplaceXT_IBMcommon_CBE.log

Then, restart the application.

For information about this known issue, see the section about enabling and disabling logging in the "Configure Workplace XT logging" at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/p8docs/v5r1m0/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.p8.xt.user.doc/ae_help/ae_admin/wpxt_logging.htm.


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Document information


More support for:

FileNet Content Manager
Workplace XT

Software version:

1.1.5, 5.0, 5.1.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1576302

Modified date:

2011-12-22

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