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Configuring and Using the WebLogic Diagnostic Framework

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Introduction and Roadmap

What Is the WebLogic Diagnostic Framework?

Document Scope and Audience

Guide to This Document

Related Documentation

Understanding WLDF Configuration

About Configuration MBeans and XML

Tools for Configuring WLDF

How WLDF Configuration Is Partitioned

Server-Level Configuration

Application-Level Configuration

Configuring Diagnostic Image Capture and Diagnostic Archives

Configuring Diagnostic System Modules

About the Diagnostic System Module and Its Resource Descriptor

Referencing the Diagnostics System Module from Config.xml

About the Resource Descriptor Configuration

Managing Diagnostic Modules

More Information About Configuring Diagnostic System Resources

Configuring Diagnostic Modules for Applications

About the Configuration MBean Hierarchy and Mappings to XML Elements

Configuring and Capturing Diagnostic Images

How to Initiate Image Captures

About First Failure Detection and Notification

Configuring Diagnostic Image Captures

What Information Is Captured

About the Captured Image File

Configuring Diagnostic Archives

Configuring the Archive

Configuring a File-Based Store

Configuring a JDBC-Based Store

Creating WLDF Tables in the Database

Configuring JDBC Resources for Use By WLDF

Configuring the Harvester for Metric Collection

About Harvesting, Harvestable Data, and Harvested Data

Harvesting Data from the Different Harvestable Entities

Configuring the Harvester

Configuring the Harvester Sampling Period

Configuring the Types of Data to Harvest

Specifying Type Names for WebLogic Server MBeans vs. Custom MBeans

When Configuration Settings are Validated

Example Configurations for Different Harvestable Types

Configuring Watches and Notifications

About Watches and Notifications

Overview of Watch and Notification Configuration

Sample Watch and Notification Configuration

Configuring Watches

About the Types of Watches

Configuration Options Shared by all Types of Watches

Configuring Harvester Watches

Configuring Log Watches

Configuring Instrumentation Watches

Defining Watch Rule Expressions

Configuring Notifications

About the Types of Notifications

Configuring JMX Notifications

Configuring JMS Notifications

Configuring SNMP Notifications

Configuring SMTP Notifications

Configuring Image Notifications

Configuring Instrumentation

Concepts and Terminology

Instrumentation Scope

Configuration and Deployment

Joinpoints, Pointcuts, and Diagnostic Locations

Diagnostic Monitor Types

Diagnostic Actions

Instrumentation Configuration Basics

About the Instrumentation Configuration Files

The XML Elements Used for Instrumentation

Configuring Server-scoped Instrumentation

Configuring Application-scoped Instrumentation

Comparing System-scoped to Application-scoped Instrumentation

Overview of the Steps Required to Instrument an Application

Creating a Descriptor File for a Delegating Monitor

Creating a Descriptor File for a Custom Monitor

Defining Pointcuts for Custom Monitors

Deploying an Application Diagnostic Descriptor

Creating Deployment Plans using weblogic.PlanGenerator

Deploying an Application with Deployment Plans

Support for Dynamic Control of the Instrumentation Configuration

Updating an Application with a Modified Plan

Configuring the Diagnostic Context

About the Contents, Life Cycle, and Configuration of a Diagnostic Context

About Context Life Cycle and the Context ID

About Dyes, Dye Flags, and Dye Vectors

Where Diagnostic Context is Configured

Overview of the Process

Configuring the Dye Vector via the DyeInjection Monitor

Dyes Supported by the DyeInjection Monitor

About the PROTOCOL Dye Flags

About the THROTTLE Dye Flag

When Contexts Are Created

Configuring Delegating Monitors to Use Dye Filtering

How Dye Masks Filter Requests To Pass to Monitors

Using Throttling to Control the Volume of Instrumentation Events

Configuring the THROTTLE Dye

How Throttling is Handled by Delegating and Custom Monitors

Using weblogic.diagnostics.context

Accessing Diagnostic Data Using the Data Accessor

About the Data Stores Accessed by the Data Accessor

Accessing Diagnostic Data Online

Accessing Data Using the Administration Console

Accessing Data Programmatically Using Runtime MBeans

Using WLST to Access Diagnostic Data Online

Using the WLDF Query Language with the Data Accessor

Accessing Diagnostic Data Offline

Introduction to Programming WLDF

Programming Tools

Configuration and Runtime APIs

WLDF Packages

Deploying WLDF Application Modules

Programming WLDF: Examples




WLDF Query Language

Components of a Query Expression

Supported Operators

Operator Precedence

Supported Literals

Numeric Literals

String Literals

About Variables in Expressions

Creating Watch Rule Expressions

Creating Log Event Watch Rule Expressions

Creating Instrumentation Event Watch Rule Expressions

Creating Harvester Watch Rule Expressions

Creating Data Accessor Queries

Data Store Logical Names

Data Store Column Names

Creating Log Filter Expressions

Building Complex Expressions

WLDF Instrumentation Library

Diagnostic Monitor Library

Diagnostic Action Library

WebLogic Scripting Tool Examples

Dynamically Creating DyeInjection Monitors Example

Watch and JMXNotification Example

JMXWatchNotificationListener Class Example

MBean Registration and Data Collection Example



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