Steps to change Webgate Default Log file path

Steps to change Webgate Default Log file path

By default the in 10g webgate the log file(oblog.log) will be present in the <Webgate Installation directory>\access\oblix\logs directory.  This post explains the steps to change webgate default log file path in windows environment.  The steps explained here for oracle access manager 10g webgate.

  • Create a folder where you want to store the log files

Eg: D:\WebgateLogs

  • Navigate to <Webgate Installation directory>\access\oblix\
  • Take the back up of oblog_config_wg.xml
  • Open oblog_config_wg.xml
  • Search for LogTrace2Sys in this file.
  • For the FILE_NAME parameter for LogTrace2Sys , set the value to the new syslog.log Path . Also change the value for LOG_WRITER to FileLogWriter . Now the system logs will be redirected to the syslog file.

<ValNameList

xmlns=”http://www.oblix.com”

ListName=”LogTrace2Sys”>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”LOG_LEVEL”

Value=”LOGLEVEL_TRACE”>

</NameValPair>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”LOG_WRITER”

Value=”FileLogWriter“>

</NameValPair>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”FILE_NAME”

Value=”D:\WebgateLogs \syslog.log“>

<NameValPair
ParamName=”BUFFER_SIZE”
Value=”131072″></NameValPair>
<NameValPair
ParamName=”MAX_ROTATION_SIZE”
Value=”52428800″></NameValPair>
<NameValPair
ParamName=”MAX_ROTATION_TIME”
Value=”86400″></NameValPair>

<NameValPair
ParamName=”LOG_STATUS”
Value=”On”></NameValPair>
</ValNameList>

</ValNameList>

  • Search for LogAll2File
  • For the FILE_NAME parameter for LogAll2File, set the value to the new oblog.log Path

<!– Write all logs to the Oracle log file. –>

<ValNameList

xmlns=”http://www.oblix.com”

ListName=”LogAll2File”>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”LOG_LEVEL”

Value=”LOGLEVEL_ALL”>

</NameValPair>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”LOG_WRITER”

Value=”FileLogWriter”>

</NameValPair>

<NameValPair

ParamName=”FILE_NAME”

Value=” D:\WebgateLogs \oblog.log “></NameValPair>

<NameValPair
ParamName=”BUFFER_SIZE”
Value=”131072″></NameValPair>
<NameValPair
ParamName=”MAX_ROTATION_SIZE”
Value=”52428800″></NameValPair>
<NameValPair
ParamName=”MAX_ROTATION_TIME”
Value=”86400″></NameValPair>

<NameValPair
ParamName=”LOG_STATUS”
Value=”On”></NameValPair>
</ValNameList>

  •  Save the file
  • Give required write permission to WebgateLogs folder to the Administrator and other users.
  • Restart the web server.
  • Access the some protected urls and make sure that the Webgate logs are redirected to the new file.

 

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