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From Muhammed Olgun <mh.ol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Logging
Date Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:53:40 GMT
Hi Karl,

You are right. Thank you.

Muhammed 

On 17 Oct 2014, at 13:49, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:

> We *have* a feature that is cross-cluster and is meant for precisely this
> purpose.  This is the history table.  If Tika exceptions are not logged as
> the result of a transformation attempt in this table, they should be.
> 
> We've in general been slow to add support for activity logging in our
> connectors; perhaps we should put our effort towards fixing that problem.
> 
> Thanks,
> Karl
> 
> 
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 6:46 AM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Muhammed,
>> 
>> In a cluster, where do you expect to look for the log file?  The log will
>> only apply to the cluster member running the crawler UI.
>> 
>> Karl
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 5:59 AM, Muhammed Olgun <mh.olgun@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Karl,
>>> 
>>> I think that we can also read logging.ini file from the MCF and show, for
>>> instance, last 50 lines of log file.
>>> 
>>> We can see that is the document processed or not from the document status
>>> report but we cannot see that why the document isn't processed. May be
>>> document isn't processed because there was a tika exception or something
>>> different. We have to check the log file.
>>> 
>>> If we can add such a feature, we will check the log file easily and we
>>> won’t have to access the server to check the log file.
>>> 
>>> Muhammed
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 17 Oct 2014, at 11:53, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Muhammed,
>>>> 
>>>> The problems with that idea are several:
>>>> 
>>>> (1) You don't know where the logs are, or if/when they rolled.  All of
>>> that
>>>> is configured in the logging.ini file.
>>>> (2) The logs may be very very large.
>>>> (3) The logs are meant for a different sort of user than the typical UI
>>>> user.
>>>> 
>>>> The only programs I know who allow you to view logs capture them
>>> explicitly
>>>> themselves, for example Jenkins.
>>>> 
>>>> It is probably far better to capture more kinds of activities in the
>>> simple
>>>> history than to try to provide a log viewer in the UI.  Can you describe
>>>> what you would want to look for?
>>>> 
>>>> Karl
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 4:40 AM, Muhammed Olgun <mh.olgun@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I was thinking that we should add a feature which shows manifoldcf.log
>>> in
>>>>> MCF's control panel. What do you think about it?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Muhammed
>>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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