MSGPATH configuration parameter

Use the MSGPATH configuration parameter to specify the full path name of the message-log file. The database server writes status messages and diagnostic messages to this file during operation.

onconfig.std value
On UNIX: $INFORMIXDIR/tmp/online.log

On Windows: %INFORMIXDIR%\online.log

On Windows, if you create a server instance during installation: %INFORMIXDIR%\server_name.log. The server_name is the name of server in the program group and the value of the INFORMIXSERVER environment variable.

values
The path name of the online.log file.
takes effect
After you edit your onconfig file and restart the database server.
When you reset the value dynamically in your onconfig file by running the onmode -wf command.
When you reset the value in memory by running the onmode -wm command.

Usage

If the file that MSGPATH specifies does not exist, the database server creates the file in the specified directory. If the directory that MSGPATH specifies does not exist, the database server sends the messages to the system console.

If the file that MSGPATH specifies does exist, the database server opens it and appends messages to it as they occur.


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