Info for arcotwatchdog.log in Advanced Authentication

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CA Risk Authentication CA Strong Authentication CA Advanced Authentication

Issue/Introduction

Could u let me know what this log file arcotwatchdog.log is for and where to change its path? The default path is $ARCOT_HOME/logs.

Environment

Release : 9.1

Component : Strong Authentication

Risk Authentication

Resolution

Watchdog is a daemon process and it is to restart the services in case of crash, Log file location is not exposed to configure and it is at ARCOT_HOME/logs directory default. Here is more information about this in arcotcommon.ini file.

This is how it is configured and it tries 5 times default to start the service

#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
#    This section covers the configuration for watchdog process that monitors
#    Arcot servers
#    Note: This section is applicable only for UNIX platform(s).
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
# ServerStartsTimeout:
#    watchdog will stop restarting the server if the server restarts
#    [ServerStartsCount] times in [ServerStartsTimeout].
#    This parameter is in *minutes*.
#    Default: 25.
#-
# ServerStartsCount:
#    This is the number of times the server sleep time in *milli seconds*
#    after which the watchdog restarts the server once the server has gone
#    down.
#    Default: 5.
#-
# RestartSleepTime:
#    This is the sleep time in *milli seconds* after which the watchdog restarts
#    the server once the server has gone down
#    Default: 5000.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
[arcot/watchdog]

ServerStartsTimeout=25
ServerStartsCount=5
RestartSleepTime=5000