Capturing DSE Search HTTP requests

Enable auditing for the Apache Solr™ HTTP API to record HTTP requests.

DataStax Enterprise Search nodes support queries through the Apache Solr™ HTTP API. To log HTTP requests, additional configuration is required on each search node. In the web.xml uncomment the filter-mapping element.

Solr web.xml

The default location of the web.xml file depends on the type of installation:
Package installations /usr/share/dse/solr/web/solr/WEB-INF/web.xml
Tarball installations installation_location/resources/solr/web/solr/WEB-INF/web.xml

Procedure

On all DSE Search nodes, uncomment the filter-mapping element in the web.xml file.
<filter-mapping>
    <filter-name>DseAuditLoggingFilter</filter-name>
    <url-pattern>/*</url-pattern>
</filter-mapping>

Here is an example of the data audit log of a Solr query:

host:/10.245.214.159|source:127.0.0.1|user:jdoe|timestamp:1356045339910|category:QUERY
  |type:SOLR_QUERY|ks:wiki|cf:solr|operation:/wiki.solr/select/?q=body:trains