Kaspersky CyberTrace

Balancer logging

27 February 2024

ID 214599

Balancer uses the logging parameters specified in kl_balancer_log.conf.

When deploying Balancer to a computer without Kaspersky CyberTrace, copy kl_balancer_log.conf from the bin directory to the same directory as the Balancer binary file.

Log files name format

Balancer writes messages to files named "kl_balancer-<pid>-<date_time>.log".

Log file contents

If the err logging level is used, Balancer writes the following information to the log:

  • Errors occurred during Balancer initialization.
  • Errors occurred while establishing connections with Kaspersky CyberTrace instances.
  • Errors occurred while establishing connection with a REST API client.
  • Errors occurred while receiving the results of events matching.
  • Service alerts from Kaspersky CyberTrace.

If the inf logging level is used, Balancer writes the following information to the log:

  • Balancer version, OS version, and PID of Balancer process.
  • Information to be written at the err logging level.
  • Establishing or closing connections with Kaspersky CyberTrace instances.
  • Establishing or closing connection with a REST API client.
  • Receiving and sending requests and responses to and from Kaspersky CyberTrace instances.
  • Receiving and sending requests and responses to and from a REST API client.
  • Switching Balancer to ReplyBack mode.
  • Switching Balancer to operation within the EPS limit.
  • Switching Balancer to operation without the EPS limit.
  • Average EPS per hour.
  • Changes in the Kaspersky CyberTrace licensing level.

If the dbg logging level is used, Balancer writes the following information to the log:

  • Information to be written at the inf logging level.
  • The values of Balancer configuration file parameters.

    This information is logged on Balancer initialization.

  • Incoming events processed by Balancer.

If there is no kl_balancer_log.conf file in the directory of Balancer binary file, Balancer will not write logs.

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