Serious errors like OutOfMemoryError get logged into server's log files which makes server not perform its usual operations in desired manner even though it continues to run. The Log monitor will watch your server's log files and alert you as soon as it finds pre-configured search conditions.
Please refer to the chapter Managing Monitors for the common settings required.
The Options specific to the Log Monitor are:
FTP Protocol: Select FTP / SFTP protocol to transfer the log file to AppPerfect Monitor for analysis else select None. The remote machine should have the service for the corresponding protocol running.
FTP Username: Specify username if FTP protocol is other than None.
FTP Password: Specify password if FTP protocol is other than None.
FTP Port: The port on which the service of the protocol selected in the above property is listening. Default FTP Port 21. SSH by default listens on Port 22.
Time out(secs): With this option set to a non-zero timeout, a read() call on the InputStream associated with this Socket will block for only this amount of time. If the timeout expires, a java.net.SocketTimeoutException is raised, though the Socket is still valid. The timeout must be > 0. Default time out is 300 seconds.
Log File: Log file location relative to user account provided.
Search: Search string(s) to look for in the log file. Each new search criteria should be present on new line.
Script File: Script file path which needs to be executed. Path may be absolute path or relative to user account provided.
Operating System: Operating system of the machine where log file is located. Select Linux or Mac OSX.
Protocol: The protocol to be used to make the remote connection. The remote machine should have the service for the corresponding protocol running. Select None, Telnet or SSH.
User Name: Specify username if protocol is other than None.
Password: Specify password if protocol is other than None.
Port: The port on which the service of the protocol selected in the above property is listening. SSH by default listens on Port 22. Telnet by default listens on Port 23.