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    How to enable/disable PDS Debug mode

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Primo
    • Product Version: 4

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    Learn to enable or disable PDS Debug mode

    ssh access to Primo FE server is required
    1. ssh to server using primo userid
    2. enter the following commands
    cd program

    3. to enable PDS Debug mode

    4. to disable PDS Debug mode

    This procedure can be adapted for other Ex Libris application servers where PDS may be running (instead of the Pimo server).

    Additional Information

    * The pds_debug_on and pds_debug_off scripts update the debug flag in the pds/program/PDSDefinitions file.
    * When disabled, only "INFO" and "ERROR" entries appear in /exlibris/primo/p4_1/log/pds_server.log.
    * When enabled, "DEBUG" entries also appear in /exlibris/primo/p4_1/log/pds_server.log.
    * Extreme care should be given prior to enabling PDS Debug Mode on production systems because it will cause the pds_server.log file to grow to excessive size quickly, if left enabled for extended periods.
    * Always disable PDS Debug Mode when finished.
    * see Patron Directory Services Guide, Chapter 12, "PDS Debug Mode" for details.

    Category: PDS - Primo

    Subject: Primo

    • Article last edited: 10/16/2014