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About Event Attributes and Log File Format


Each event within the log file contains information about the associated application condition, including:

  • Event Identifier
    • Type (category)
    • Subtype
  • Timestamp
  • Severity Level
  • Details (metrics) about the event

For examples of individual events and their attribute values, see Examples of Siebel Server Log Files and Examples of Component Log Files. For an example of a group of events collected within a log file, see Example of Detailed Component Log File.

Events are written to and collected in a log file in the order of their occurrence. Each log file contains a header that provides information on the individual log file. The following is an example of a log file header:

2021 2004-02-12 09:07:28 0000-00-00 00:00:00 -0800 00000000 001 003f 0001 09 SiebSrvr 2049 1364 1548 d:\sea77\siebsrvr\log\siebel77.server1.log 7.7 [18027] ENU

Log File Header Detail
Description



Byte Order Marker (BOM). The BOM is a Unicode format instruction. If the log file header opens with similar characters to the left, it indicates that the text editor used to view the log file cannot interpret the Unicode instruction

2004-02-12 09:07:28

Time stamp of log file creation

-0800

Offset of the local time from the GMT in the format HHMM

SiebSrvr

The Siebel Server or component alias to which this log file refers.

2049

Task ID

1364

OS Process ID (PID)

1548

Thread ID

d:\sea77\siebsrvr\log\siebel77.server1.log

Log file name

7.7

Version number

[18027]

Build number

ENU

Language code

System Monitoring and Diagnostics Guide for Siebel Business Applications