Enabling logging for Node.js hooks

To help with troubleshooting, enable logging of the IBM® Engineering Workflow Management (EWM) Git Integration Toolkit Node.js hooks.

About this task

You must set the trace level in pre-receive, post-receive, ref-update, and ref-updated files in the hooks directory of every Git repository. The default trace level is 1.


  1. Open one of the hook files in an editor.
  2. Find the line #export RTC_GIT_SERVER_TRACE_LEVEL=1.
  3. Uncomment the line and set the trace level to one of the following values:
    Value Logging level
    0 No logging
    1 Errors
    2 Warnings
    3 Informational
    4 Verbose