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DIETTestTool - Example of a tool for DIET using the LogCentral



DIETTestTool - Example of a tool for DIET using the LogCentral


DIETTestTool - Example of a tool that connects to the LogCentral without any filter and that display all the messages published. It is used as an example for the DIET program. All received published messages are also stored in a log file.


DIETTestTool [options] ...


DIETTestTool connects to the LogCentral and get the messages (by default all, a file containing filters may be passed as an argument). The tool both display and save the messages in a log file. This log file may be given or will be created with a fix name "DIETLogTool.log".
Before starting the LogCentral, you must:
launch a CORBA Naming Service.
launch log forwarders if needed
launch LogCentral service
Launch the DIETTestTool
Use a component to publish messages


The first argument is the destination output file that will contain the displayed logs.
The second one is a filter to use in the tool

[Remark: There is no option letter, the order is fixed]


Launching the LogCentral

LogCentral -config ./LogCentral.cfg

Launching the tool


Launching the tool to store the logs in the toto.log file

DIETTestTool toto.log

Launching the tool to store the logs in the toto.log file with the filter in the filter.txt file

DIETTestTool toto.log filter.txt


The LogTool uses CORBA as its communication layer. While it's a flexible and robust middleware, its deployement on heterogeneous networks still is delicate and may require using ssh tunnels. (C)2011, GRAAL, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, 46 allee d'Italie, 69364 Lyon cedex 07, France all right reserved <>


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omniNames(1), logForwarder(1), LogCentral(1), testComponent(1)


License: GPLv3 DIET developers
2011-05-16 0.1