Varying Logging Depth Based On User Defined Policies

  • US 20150143182A1
  • Filed: 11/18/2013
  • Published: 05/21/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/18/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for writing a logging file, including a plurality of pieces of logging information, based on operation of a computer system, the method comprising:

  • choosing a set of logging rules, which logging rules determine the selection of which pieces of operational information relating to the computer system will be written to a non-volatile log file;

    operating the computer system;

    during operation of the computer system, collecting a first set of pieces of operational information;

    saving the first set of pieces of operational information to a volatile buffer memory; and

    selectively writing, to a non-volatile storage medium, only a first sub-set of the first set of pieces of operational information to a first log file;

    wherein;

    the selection of the first sub-set from the first set is based upon the chosen set of logging rules.

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