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Parsing the alert log

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You can import the alert log into Microsoft Excel for viewing, searching, sorting, or other analysis using the Text Import Wizard in Microsoft Excel. Fields in the alert log are delimited by an asterisk.

  1. Start Microsoft Excel.

  2. Click File Open .

  3. Navigate to the PEGA-ALERT-ZZZZ.log file and click Open.

  4. Click Delimited in the Original data type group.

  5. Click Next.

  6. Select Other.

  7. Enter a single asterisk as the delimiter.

  8. Click Next.

  9. Click Finish.

  • Alert format

    Each line of the log contains multiple fields, delimited by a single asterisk character. Each line contains the following fields. The first column of the table is the Excel column after you have imported the file into Excel.

  • Summarizing the alert log

    You can parse, consolidate, and summarize alert logs using the PegaRULES Log Analyzer or services such as Elastic Stack.

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