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howtos:dbitracecapture [2010/03/23 18:50]
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===== Command-line Options ===== ===== Command-line Options =====
-If the utility is started using the command ''dbicapture.exe'' then it will display a page offering 5 choices, with trace level 1 pre-selected. Levels 2 to 4 offer increasing amounts of detail. Level 0 disables tracing so its output contains only the normal console messages generated by POPFile (and any warnings or error messages, of course).+If the utility is started using the command ''**dbicapture.exe**'' then it will display a page offering 5 choices, with trace level 1 pre-selected. Levels 2 to 4 offer increasing amounts of detail. Level 0 disables tracing so its output contains only the normal console messages generated by POPFile (and any warnings or error messages, of course).
As the trace level increases, so does the amount of data produced. Here are some sample report sizes from tests which simply started up POPFile, waited until it had started running and then shut it down: As the trace level increases, so does the amount of data produced. Here are some sample report sizes from tests which simply started up POPFile, waited until it had started running and then shut it down:
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   dbicapture.exe /TRACE_LEVEL=1    dbicapture.exe /TRACE_LEVEL=1
-and in this case the page which allows the trace level to be selected will not appear. The command-line option is not case-sensitive so ''/trace_level=1'' can be used instead.+and in this case the page which allows the trace level to be selected will not appear. The command-line option is not case-sensitive.
The command-line can also be used to specify trace levels higher than level 4. Be warned that these higher levels generate a lot of data. The command-line can also be used to specify trace levels higher than level 4. Be warned that these higher levels generate a lot of data.
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===== Replacement for Message Capture Utility ===== ===== Replacement for Message Capture Utility =====
-DBI Capture Utility v0.0.2 or later can be used as a replacement for the ''msgcapture.exe'' utility shipped with the Windows version of POPFile. One way to do this is to put ''dbicapture.exe'' into the POPFile program folder and rename it as ''msgcapture.exe''. The utility can be then run using this existing shortcut:+DBI Capture Utility v0.0.2 or later can be used as a replacement for the ''**msgcapture.exe**'' utility shipped with the Windows version of POPFile. One way to do this is to put ''**dbicapture.exe**'' into the POPFile program folder and rename it as ''**msgcapture.exe**''. The utility can be then run using this existing shortcut:
-Start -- Programs -- POPFile -- Support -- Message Capture utility+Start -> All Programs -> POPFile -> Support -> Message Capture utility
-To stop the utility from displaying the trace level page, specify the required level of tracing in the shortcut by inserting an appropriate /TRACE_LEVEL option.+To stop the utility from displaying the trace level page, specify the required level of tracing by inserting an appropriate ''**TRACE_LEVEL**'' (or ''**trace_level**'') option in the shortcut.
===== Separate Download ===== ===== Separate Download =====
 
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