The server logs give you the following advantages:
- Overview about all processes executed on your server
- Tracing of any errors thrown by BaseX
- Tracing of wrong modified data
- Tracing of all specific user processes
- Tracing of time specific processes
The server logs are written in plain-text and can be opened with any editor. Furthermore there are well structured to give you a perfect overview about the processes. In your database folder you can find a folder named '.logs' where all log files are stored with the belonging date.
16:00:00.094 [127.0.0.1:3920] LOGIN admin OK 16:00:00.104 [127.0.0.1:3920] XQUERY 1 to 10 OK 12.36 ms 16:00:00.114 [127.0.0.1:3920] LOGOUT admin OK
- Now you can see the 'admin' user has the IP 127.0.0.1 with the socketport 3920. With this information you can identify each transaction of the corresponding user.
10:06:36.498 [127.0.0.1:49990] LOGIN admin OK 10:06:53.297 [127.0.0.1:49990] XQUERY 1 to 10 OK 17.89 ms 10:07:03.353 [127.0.0.1:49993] LOGIN testuser OK 10:07:08.259 [127.0.0.1:49993] XQUERY 1 to z Error: Stopped at line 1, column 6: [XPDY0002] No context item set for 'z'. 9.69 ms 10:07:15.505 [127.0.0.1:49990] LOGOUT admin OK 10:07:19.790 [127.0.0.1:49993] LOGOUT testuser OK
- Now you can see the 'admin' user has the IP 127.0.0.1 with the socketport 49990 and the 'testuser' has the IP 127.0.0.1 with the socketport 49993. With this information you can identify each transaction of the corresponding user. The 'testuser' for example executed a query which was aborted by an syntax error.