Note 846610 – How to activate ADS trace
This note shows how to activate the ADS trace on a J2EE engine. This trace information will be helpful for analysing irregularities.
ADS, Adobe, Adobe Document Services, Trace, DefaultTrace
Run the Visual Administrator for your J2EE engine.
Server -> services -> Log Configurator.
Then select ‘To Advanced mode’ and ‘Locations’ tab.
Root Location -> com -> sap -> engine -> services -> webservices -> server -> runtime -> com -> adobe_adobeDocumentServices -> AdobeDocumentServices and AdobeDocumentServicesSec
Please change this node to ‘ALL’, and save the configuration.
Modify the log severity for the following location also.
Root Location -> com -> adobe
Change severity to ‘All’, press ‘Copy severity to subtree’ and save configuration.
All ADS trace will be written in DefaultTrace of server node.
After finishing the test, don’t forget to change the log level back to ‘default’.
When this trace option is active, all business data (which will be embedded to PDF) will be recorded into default trace file. It is not recommend to activate this trace option on production server.
Please also clarify this point before providing the trace files to SAP customer support.