WebSphere AppServer 6.1 MQ JMS log enabling

Static trace enabling:

1. Log on to the Administrative Console.
2. In the left panel, expand Troubleshooting. Click on “Logs and Trace”.
3. Select the application server that is to be traced. Then on the next page click on the “Diagnostic Trace” link.
4. Select the Configuration tab.
5. Select the “Enable Log” property, if already not selected.
6. Under the “Trace Output”, select the File radio button, if already not selected. Set the Maximum file size to 100 MB and Increase the Maximum number of historical files to 10.
7. To ensure you capture full data flows, select Advanced for the Trace Output Format.
8. Click on the “Change Log Detail Levels” under Additional Properties on the right side panel.
9. Under the Configuration tab, enter the following string :

*=info:JMSServer=all:Messaging=all:JMS_WASTraceAdapter=all:com.ibm.mq.*=all:jmsApi=all

10. To gather transaction and connection API trace, append the following string :

For Connection: ConnLeakLogic=all:WAS.j2c=all
For Transaction: Transaction=all

11. Click OK and Save. your configuration.  Select Synchronize changes with Nodes option.Then restart the Application server.

Dynamic trace enabling:

1. Log on to the administrative console.
2. In the left panel, expand Troubleshooting and click on Logs and Trace.
3. Select the application server to be traced, and than on the next page click the Diagnostic Trace link.
4. Select the Runtime tab (Server should be up and running for this tab to show up).
5. Under Trace Output, select File and type a File name (if you do not specify path, but just the file name, then the default location of the file is under the application server profile directory). Set the Maximum File size to 100Mb and Maximum Number of historical files to 10.
Important: Do not select Save Runtime Changes to Configuration as well if you do not want this setting to become permanent.
6. On same panel click on Change Log Detail Levels under Additional Properties on right side panel.
7. Select the Runtime tab.
8. Enter the following trace string :

*=info:JMSApi=all:JMSServer=all:Messaging=all:JMS_WASTraceAdapter=all:com.ibm.mq.*=all:jmsApi=all

9. To gather transaction and connection API trace, append the following string:

For Connection: ConnLeakLogic=all:WAS.j2c=all
For Transaction: Transaction=all

10. Click Apply and OK. Then Save your configuration.  Select Synchronize changes with Nodes option.

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