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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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General maintenance tips

If you maintain the system regularly by cleaning up the database and fixing the system errors, your system runs faster. Some of the tips are given in this section.

Examine log files

Your log files tell you very important issues and problems about your system. The level of details logged will be based on the level of logging (INFO, ERROR, and DEBUG).

The log files are named as alfresco.log (current one) or alfresco.log.YYYY-MM-DD (older ones). Examine one of the log files and you will notice the log entries made in the following categories.

  • ERROR: Error occurred (requires FIX)
  • WARN: Warning messages (requires your attention)
  • INFO: General information about the system

The sample messages are given next:

11:20:42,088 WARN [org.hibernate.cache.EhCacheProvider] ...

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