Configuring DEBUG mode logging for admin console

Document ID : KB000010109
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

How to turn on DEBUG mode for CA Advanced Authentication admin console logging?

Environment:
CA Strong Authentication (previously known as Webfort or AuthMinder) - Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.xCA Risk Authentication (previously known as Riskfort or RiskMinder) - Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
Instructions:

Below are the steps to turn on DEBUG mode logging in arcotadmin console:

a. Navigate to <ARCOT_HOME>/conf directory.
b. Edit adminserver.ini and change “ERROR” to “DEBUG” and “INFO” to “DEBUG” on operations you want to debug.  The example below is turning debug on the UDS modules that Admin interacts with.
 
Before: log4j.rootCategory=ERROR, roothandle
After:  log4j.rootCategory=DEBUG, roothandle

Before: log4j.logger.com.arcot.euds=INFO
After:  log4j.logger.com.arcot.euds=DEBUG
 
c. Restart arcotadmin application or the Application Server.

Logs will be printed in arcotadmin.log file in <ARCOT_HOME>/logs folder

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