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Same log file appears for nodes are opened in SMA



PegaRULES log file of Node 1 appears instead of the respective log files when other nodes are opened in System Management Application (SMA). The application was upgraded from PRPC 5.4 to Pega 7.1.8.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Open SMA.
  2. Click Node 1, and open PegaRULES log file under Logging and Tracing.
  3. Click on another node. Try to open PegaRULES log file under Logging and Tracing.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment:
SMA was configured incorrectly, hence nodes.xml file was empty.


Use the temp directory dedicated for SMA. Refer to the PDN reference guide given below below for proper SMA configuration:

Published August 9, 2016 - Updated September 6, 2016

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