Configuring log settings - Platform - BlueCat Gateway - 20.1.1

Gateway Administration Guide

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You need to have mapped a logging directory during BlueCat Gateway installation. Refer to the Installing BlueCat Gateway section in the BlueCat Gateway Installation Guide. If you did not map a logging directory, all logs will be written inside the container by default and will be deleted when you restart the container.

  1. Log in to BlueCat Gateway.
  2. Select Administration > General Configuration.
  3. Click Log Settings.
  4. In the Session Logging Format field, enter a path.
    The path in the log_session_path variable is relative to the logging directory mapped during installation.
    [%(asctime)s][PID:%(process)d][{username}] %(levelname)s: %(message)s
  5. In the Session Logging Level select one of the following options: DEBUG, INFO, WARNING, ERROR, CRITICAL, or NOTSET.
    Attention: By default, the session level is set to Debug. Before deploying BlueCat Gateway into a production environment, select the logging level that best suits the needs of your environment.
  6. (Optional) - Select the Enable Redirect to Standard Out check box to log to Standard Out instead of to a directory. The logs directed to Standard Out are caught by the Apache ErrorLog, and will appear in the errors.log file specified in your virtual host file.
  7. Complete this step only if you did not Enable Redirect to Standard Out. In the Session Logging Path field, enter the path to the logging directory mapped during the BlueCat Gateway installation.
  8. In the Session Logging Timestamp Format field, enter a format.
    For example:
    log_session_timestamp_format = '%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ'
  9. In the Log File Timestamp Format field, enter a format.
    For example:
    log_file_timestamp_format = '%Y-%m-%dT%H%M%S%fZ'
  10. Click Save.
    Note: Changes will take affect only for new user sessions