Standard log and trace files available for LANSA for the Web

Date: 30 January 2014
Product/Release: LANSA for the Web V13 SP1 - All platforms
Abstract: What logs are available when investigating LANSA for the Web related issues - includes VLF-WEB, VLF.NET and LongRange-LANSA.
Submitted By: LANSA Technical Support

There are standard log and trace files to look for when attempting to resolve LANSA for the Web related issues, including WAMS, VLF-WEB, VLF.NET and LongRange-LANSA.

File Platform Typical Location
QPJOBLOG spool files IBM i Various IBM i output queues – sometimes on QEZJOBLOG
lx_wam.log IBM i /LANSA_<PGMLIB>/log directory on IFS
x_err.log All Windows – Temp directory
IBM i - /LANSA_<PGMLIB>/x_lansa/log directory on IFS
LANSAWEB.log Windows Temp directory
X_Tracennn.txt All Temp directory

Windows temp directory is usually C:\Windows\Temp.

The full algorithm for the location of the log and temp directories is documented in the LANSA Technical Reference Guide. Refer to the topic ‘TPTH Parameter’.