Apache Tomcat Insight Pack

Posted: April 22, 2016 Modified: May 4, 2016


Overview

The Apache Tomcat Insight Pack gives customers support to ingest data from various Apache Tomcat logs into IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis. They can then use a rich set of analytical dashboards to visualize metadata and derived metrics from log content, along with performing additional queries on the content.

Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Health Dashboard

This dashboard displays charts for the Apache Tomcat hosts based on the log level in the Catalina Log. These charts display the top 5 hosts with max severe, warning and exception logs.

Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Health Dashboard
Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Health Dashboard

Apache Tomcat Access Log Health Dashboard

This dashboard displays charts for the Apache Tomcat hosts based on the HTTP response status in the Apache Tomcat Access Log. These charts display the top 5 hosts with max HTTP server and client errors per the response status.

Apache Tomcat Access Log Health Dashboard
Apache Tomcat Access Log Health Dashboard

Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Level Dashboard

This dashboard displays charts for the Apache Tomcat server instances based on the log level in the Apache Tomcat Catalina Log. These charts display data for important log levels and exceptions categorized by server name and distributed over a configured time period.

Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Level Dashboard
Apache Tomcat Catalina Log Level Dashboard

Apache Tomcat Access Log Dashboard

This dashboard displays charts for the Apache Tomcat Server instances on a particular host based on the HTTP response status in the Apache Tomcat Access Log. These charts display server names with HTTP server and client errors per the response status.

Apache Tomcat Access Log Dashboard
Apache Tomcat Access Log Dashboard

Additional information

The Insight Pack includes support for ingesting and performing metadata searches against the following Apache Tomcat related log file records.

  • Apache Tomcat Catalina Log: catalina..log
  • Apache Tomcat Access Log: localhost_access_log..txt

In addition to the above log files, Apache Tomcat also generates a number of other log files.
Apache Tomcat system writes some logs in the catalina..log and localhost_access_log..txt log file. These other logs are not used for troubleshooting or monitoring and not currently covered with the insight pack. Additional logs can be included based on customer requirements.

Training Information

Review the following video for information on using and setting up the Insight Pack.


Overview presentation used in the training video.

View US Price & Buy

IBM Operations Analytics-Log Analysis Insight Packs for Infrastructure-Standard Install License.

Released: 22 April 2016
Version: 1.1.0.0
Cost: License Fee
Support: Supported

Resources

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Requirements

  • IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis version 1.3.0 or above.
  • Apache Tomcat 7.x.
  • Apache Tomcat 8.x.
  • Purchased “IBM Operations Analytics-Log Analysis Insight Packs for Infrastructure-Standard 1.1” License for each installed Insight Pack.

Support

This package is subject to the License terms included with the Insight Pack, along with those displayed upon download.

To report a problem with deploying this entry, entitled customers may contact the country specific IBM support channel, reference the IBM Worldwide Directory. Also use the “Support” link to access the support site for IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis information.