Bot agent log files
Various types of information about the Bot agent are captured in different log files. You can analyze these log files when the Bot agent or a bot encounters an error and identify the root cause for that error.
- Determine whether a bot ran successfully
- Identify issues that resulted in a bot failure
- Determine if the device is properly connected with the Control Room
Log file locations
- Captures information about the execution of a bot such as the operations performed, events triggered, and errors encountered by the bot.
- Captures information about when a bot is run from the Control Room and communication details between a Bot Runner and the Control Room.
Log file configuration
The configuration files botlauncher-logging and
nodemanager-logging are available at C:\Program
Files\Automation Anywhere\Bot Agent\config. The information captured
for the Bot agent in the log files depends on the configuration
set in these files. You can update the configuration files to change the level of
information captured in these files by setting the value in the
level tag in the files, for example,
|ALL||TRACE, DEBUG, INFO, WARN, ERROR, and FATAL||This is the most verbose logging level and logs all the modes.|
|TRACE||TRACE, DEBUG, INFO, WARN, ERROR, and FATAL||This mode captures information for all the modes.|
|DEBUG||DEBUG, INFO, WARN, ERROR, and FATAL||This mode captures information that you can use to debug a
Information in this file is typically used by a Bot Creator.
|INFO||INFO, WARN, ERROR, and FATAL||By default, this mode is set in the log files. This mode
captures information used for monitoring the normal operations
of a bot and auditing.
You can use the information collected in this mode to determine whether a business process was completed properly or not.
|WARN||WARN, ERROR, and FATAL||This mode captures information about all the warnings that appear when a bot is executed.|
|ERROR||ERROR and FATAL||This mode captures information about all the errors encountered when a bot is executed.|
|FATAL||FATAL||This mode captures information about the exceptions encountered when a bot is executed.|
|OFF||None||This mode does not capture any information.|