This scenario uses a tLogCatcher and a tDie component. A tRowGenerator is connected to a tFileOutputDelimited using a Row link. On error, the tDie triggers the catcher subjob which displays the log data content on the Run console.
Drop all required components from various folders of the Palette to the design workspace: tRowGenerator, tFileOutputDelimited, tDie, tLogCatcher, tLogRow.
On the tRowGenerator Component view, define the setting of the input entries to be handled.
Edit the schema and define the following columns as random input examples: id, name, quantity, flag and creation.
Set the Number of rows onto 0. This will constitute the error which the Die operation is based on.
On the Values table, define the functions to feed the input flow.
Define the tFileOutputDelimited to hold the possible output data. The row connection from the tRowGenerator feeds automatically the output schema. The separator is a simple semi-colon.
Connect this output component to the tDie using a Trigger > If connection. Double-click on the newly created connection to define the if:
Then double-click to select and define the Basic settings of the tDie component.
Enter your Die message to be transmitted to the tLogCatcher before the actual kill-job operation happens.
Next to the Job but not physically connected to it, drop a tLogCatcher from the Palette to the design workspace and connect it to a tLogRow component.
Define the tLogCatcher Basic settings. Make sure the tDie box is selected in order to add the Die message to the Log information transmitted to the final component.
Press F6 to run the Job and notice that the log contains a black message and a red one.
The black log data come from the tDie and are transmitted by the tLogCatcher. In addition the normal Java Exception message in red displays as a Job abnormally died.