What Logging Information is Available in the PS_AXF.log File? (Doc ID 1331852.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The AXF Oracle PeopleSoft adapter uses standard apache log4j logging. You can activate and manage logging through the log4j.properties file. This file is located in the PeopleSoft Installation Directory/class directory. 
Set the following options:
# A1 is set to be a ConsoleAppender which outputs to System.out. 
log4j.appender.A1=org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.A1.File=./LOGS/PS_AXF.log
# A1 uses PatternLayout.
log4j.appender.A1.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.A1.DatePattern=.yyyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.A1.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{DATE} [%t] %-5p %c %x - %m%n
log4j.category.com.oracle.axf=DEBUG, A1
At a minimum, define an appender with a valid file location, and the level of messages to report (see above). Valid levels include the following in order of decreasing detail, where DEBUG displays all messages and detail:
DEBUG
INFO
WARN
ERROR
FATAL

The PS_AXF.log file that gets created when logging is enabled on PeopleSoft for Oracle Application Adapters contains the SOAP request (from the PeopleSoft plugin) and the SOAP response that came back from the IPM/AXF application.  This log information is important information to obtain in troubleshooting.

Sample output from the PS_AXF.log file.  Note the log file in this example goes into the folder (where FINDB is the instance name):
$PSFT_HOME\Peopletools\appserv\FINDB\logs\PS_AXF.log
  

Solution

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