Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 7 Administrator's Guide

Editing Server Log Preferences

The fields in the Server Log Preferences section are described in the following table:

Table 13–6 Field Description > Editing Server Log Preferences

Field

Description

Server Log Location

The server path, where the Server Log files will be stored. The default value is ../logs/errors

Log Verbosity Level

This option provides a means of setting log granularity. To test and debug web applications, the recommended level is finest.

For a production environment, the recommended log level is failure or security. catastrophe log level will log very few details.

Log Virtual Server Name

If this option is selected, the name of the virtual server processing the request is logged along with any errors. 

Log to System Log

Logs all messages to the system log. 

Log to console

If this option is selected, exceptions arising from deployed web applications are logged, if they are written to console.

This option is enabled by default. 

Date Format

The time format, which is used to append time stamps to the error messages. The default value is [%d/%b/%Y:%H:%M:%S]