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SQL Anywhere 10.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Running the Database Server » Starting the database server

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Logging database server actions

Logging the actions that the server takes is particularly useful during the development process and when troubleshooting.

Logging output to a file

Logging output is sent to the Server Messages window. In addition, you can send the output to a log file using the -o option. The following command sends output to a log file named dbsrv.log.

dbsrv10 -o dbsrvsrv.log -c ...

You can control the size of console log files, and specify what you want done when a file reaches its maximum size:

You can specify a separate file where startup errors, fatal errors, and assertions are logged using the -oe option.

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