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Automating the use of statistics & logs

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If you have a great need of log, statistics and other measurement of your data flows, you are facing the issue of having too many log-related components loading your Job Designs. You can automate the use of tFlowMeterCatcher, tStatCatcher, tLogCatcher component functionalities without using the components in your Job via the Stats & Logs tab.

The Stats & Logs panel is located on the Job tab underneath the design workspace and prevents your Jobs Designs to be overloaded by components.

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This setting supersedes the log-related components with a general log configuration.

To set the Stats & Logs properties:


  1. Click the Job tab.
  2. Select the Stats & Logs panel to display the configuration view.
    Stats & Logs configuration view.
  3. Set the relevant details depending on the output you prefer (console, file, or database).
  4. Select the relevant Catch check box according to your needs.


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You can save the settings into your Project Settings by clicking the Save to project settings button. This way, you can access such settings via File > Edit project settings > Job settings > Stats & Logs or via the Project settings icon on the toolbar.

When you use Stats & Logs functions in your Job, you can apply them to all its subJobs.

Stats & Logs configuration view.

To do so, click the Apply to subJobs button in the Stats & Logs panel of the Job view and the selected stats and logs functions of the main Job will be selected for all of its subJobs.

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