This chapter covers the following concepts:
The various WebSphere log file types
Configuration and interpretation of WebSphere log files
Enabling and configuring WebSphere trace
The Log Analyzer utility
The First-Failure Data Capture service
WebSphere Application Server Base and Network Deployment (hereafter referred to as WebSphere) logs are good references for problem determination. Descriptive information about WebSphere’s installation, configuration, and run time are written into its various log files and provide clues when problems arise.
There are four main types of log files associated with the WebSphere Base and Network Deployment editions:
JVM logs ...