Logging is set up by default for the Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters.
The default type of implementation for the Oracle GoldenGate Adapters is the
JDK option. This is the built-in Java logging called
The default log file is created in the standard report directory. It is named for the associated Extract process. Problems are logged to the report file and the log file.
An overview of a problem is written to the Extract Report file and the details of the problem are written to the log file.
The logging for Oracle GoldenGate Adapters can be changed from
JUL to another type, debug can be turned on, and the configuration file can be specified.
The Java-based logging utility, Log4,j is the preferred method of logging for Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters.
To change the logging implementation type, set the
gg.log property to
logback. For example set:
To designate a specific configuration file, set
jvm.bootoptions to the system property that defines it. This will implicitly set the implementation type and append the appropriate binding to the class path. Contact Oracle Support for help using this option.