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GIFT VBS Plugin 2020-1

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Overview

The GIFT VBS Plugin allows GIFT to communicate and interact with VBS.

Installation

Run the GIFT installer and follow the VBS Training Application configuration instructions. For more detailed instructions, follow the instructions in the GIFT Installation procedures.

Configuration

The GIFT plugin can be configured once it is installed using the file ‘giftvbsplugin.properties’ in the ‘plugins/gift/config’ folder of the VBS install directory.

Properties

PortNumber
  • This sets the port number for the plugin to use to communicate with the GIFT Gateway module. If you change this property verify that it matches the Gateway module’s port number for its interop connection to the GIFT VBS Plugin. Consult the “Gateway Module Interop Connection Settings” section in the Configuration Settings document for more details on configuring VBS with GIFT.
  • Value Type: Integer
  • Default: 27015
  • Example:

PortNumber=27015

LogLevel
  • Sets the level of logging messages wrote to the file, similar to Log4j log levels; greater log level logs all the lesser log level messages as well i.e. INFO level logging will log all INFO messages and ERROR message
  • Possible Values: OFF, ERROR, INFO, DEBUG, ALL
  • Default: ALL
  • Example:

LogLevel=DEBUG

Logging

Logs for the plugin can be found in the ‘plugins/gift/logs’ directory of the VBS install directory.