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How to enable HTTPclient logging for CA Access Gateway (SPS)

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Article ID: 41442

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Products

CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On

Issue/Introduction

Introduction: 

How to enable HTTPclient logging for CA Access Gateway (SPS)

Background: 

In order to see transactional information and runtime events of communication from the SPS to a backend application you would want to enable HTTPclient logging.

Environment: 

All versions of CA Access Gateway (SPS)

Instructions:

  1. Open the server.conf file found in \CA\secure-proxy\proxy-engine\conf\
  2. Change httpclientlog from its default value of no to yes. Looks like httpclientlog=yes.
  3. Also, ensure that httpclient.wire.header.level=FINEST and httpclient.wire.level=FINEST
  4. Restart the secure proxy and proxy engine for the changes to take effect.
  5. The httpclient.log file will now be present in \CA\secure-proxy\proxy-engine\logs\

 

Environment

Release:
Component: SMSPS