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The VFS Service serves the front-end interface and brokers connections with the backend datastores. The VFS service is required when the Trifacta Photon client or the Trifacta® Photon running environment is enabled.

Configure

  1. You can apply this change through the Admin Settings Page (recommended) or trifacta-conf.json. For more information, see Platform Configuration Methods.
  2. Locate the following configuration:

    "vfs-service.port":41913,
    "vfs-service.loggerOptions.silent":false,
    "vfs-service.loggerOptions.level":"info",
    "vfs-service.loggerOptions.json":false,
    "vfs-service.loggerOptions.format":":method :url :status :res[content-length] :response-time :referrer :remote-addr :trifacta-user :user-agent",
    "vfs-service.host":"localhost",
    "vfs-service.enabled":true,
    "vfs-service.bindHost":"0.0.0.0",
    "vfs-service.autoRestart":true,
  3. Verify that the enabled parameter is set to true.
  4. Additional configuration settings are described below.
  5. Save your changes and restart the platform.
ParameterDescription
port

Port number that VFS service uses to communicate. Default value is 41913. This port must be opened on the Trifacta node.

loggerOptions.silentWhen set to true, messages are suppressed in the user interface.
loggerOptions.level

Supported logging levels: info (default), warning, error, and debug.

NOTE: debug logging level is very verbose.

loggerOptions.json

When set to true, log messages are written in JSON format.

loggerOptions.formatIf needed, you can re-order the fields that are included in each log message.
hostHost of the VFS Service. Leave this value as localhost.
enabledSet this value to true to enable the VFS Service.
bindHostDo not modify this value.
autoRestart

When set to true, the VFS Service automatically restarts and attempts to return to its pre-restart state.

This value should be set to false for debugging purposes only.

Logging

For more information on configuring logging for the VFS service, see Configure Logging for Services.

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