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Temporarily changing the logging level

Updated on January 14, 2022

You can use the Logging Level Settings tool to support debugging by temporarily overriding the logging level settings in the prlog4j2.xml file for the current node.

  1. Click Dev StudioSystemOperationsLogsLogging level settings.
  2. In the Logger Name field, press the Down arrow key to list all Java classes in com.pega.pegarules and select the Java class that you want to change, or enter a logger category:
    • To review or update the logging level for all activity executions, enter Rule_Obj_Activity.
    • To update the logging level for all activities with the given name in any Applies To class, enter Rule_Obj_Activity.<activity name>, and then press the Down arrow key and select a logger name.

      You can view the logger name of an activity by opening the activity and clicking ActionsView Java. The logger name of the activity is in a Rule_Obj_Activity.<activity name> format.

    • To update the logging level for all agents, enter com.pega.pegarules.engine.context.Agent.
  3. In the Current Level field, click the logging level for the selected class.
  4. Exit the dialog box.

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