PATS Trading Breaches Plug-in - Technical Reference

Introduction

The Geneos PATS Trading Breaches plug-in allows Geneos users to monitor information about trading breaches by users on the PATS system. The plug-in collects this information by reading the log files put out by the PATS user server, TAS.

Single View

The plugin produces the following view, with a row for every breach. The headline variable shows details of the last encountered breach.

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Actions

Acknowledging Breaches

Breaches can be marked as acknowledged by right-clicking on the relevant row in the view and selecting the "Acknowledge" option from the resulting menu.

Removing Breaches

Breaches can be removed from the view completely by right-clicking on the relevant row and selecting the "Remove" option from the resulting menu.

Breach Details Pop-up

Additional information about a particular trading breach can be requesting by right-clicking on the relevant row in the view and selecting the "Show Breach Details…" option from the resulting menu.

This would produce a window with the breach details such as follows:

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Plug-in Configuration

Sample configuration:

tasLogFilePath: **/pats/tas/logs/tas.log**
clearDataBetweenLogFiles: **true**

The following parameters can be configured for this plug-in:

tasLogFilePath

The full path (including the filename) of the TAS log file

Mandatory: Yes

clearDataBetweenLogFiles

The plugin will by default clear its internal user state information when it detects that the TAS log file is being re-written. Setting this to false will cause the plugin to retain user state information even when the TAS log file is being re-written.

Mandatory: No
Default: True

breachActionsStorePath

The location to store information on beach actions (acknowledgements and removals). By default, this information is stored in the location that the netprobe is run from.

Mandatory: No