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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (DIRSERVER-1186) Trace control and request level logging
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2008 20:59:35 GMT
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 4:33 PM, Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:

> Alex Karasulu (JIRA) wrote:
>
>> Trace control and request level logging
>> ---------------------------------------
>>
>>                  Key: DIRSERVER-1186
>>                  URL:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DIRSERVER-1186
>>              Project: Directory ApacheDS
>>           Issue Type: New Feature
>>             Reporter: Alex Karasulu
>>              Fix For: 1.5.4
>>
>>
>> Would be really nice to have a debug level control for tracing requests
>> with
>>
> different log levels. This way logging can be off for the whole system
> while
> turned on just to trace an issue with a specific request. Would also be
> nice
> to send back the logging information to the client in the response payload
> even on success some way.
>
> Perhaps you should write a spec for an "extended diagnostics" control that
> can be attached to a request, causing more information to be returned to the
> client. In general we don't like to expose too much information in protocol
> responses because that can give away too much knowledge to an attacker. But
> I guess if you have access controls restricting who can use a particular
> control, it would be OK.
>

That's a good point.  Definitely something I will consider.

Alex

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