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

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2018

Applies to:

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


The AXF Oracle PeopleSoft adapter uses standard apache log4j logging. You can activate and manage logging through the 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. 
# A1 uses PatternLayout.
log4j.appender.A1.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{DATE} [%t] %-5p %c %x - %m%n, 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:

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):


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