Logging in SharePoint is performed by default in the "root folder/LOGS", and tracks unexpected events and errors when they occur.

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Logging Item changes

Is there any default logging Area, Category and Level to trace what item field values has changed? Or am I stuck at developing custom Event Receivers to iterate all properties.Item.Fields, comparing ...
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ULS realtime logging not returning anything

So, i was out of office for one day and Sharepoint gives up on me. I'm trying to use ULS realtime feed to see whats going on but it returns zero data. While navigating down to C:\Program ...
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Reduce Logs of Custom App

We've written an app for SP 2013 that reloads pictures from a library permanently to show a kind of slide show. All for good and this is running well but now we've detected that the app writes loads ...
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SP2013: Usage Data Collection Settings

Under CA -> Monitor -> Configure usage and health data collection. There is a field: Usage Data Collection Settings Usage logs must be saved in a location that exists on all servers in the farm. ...
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Compare SPAuditQuery and IIS log to get IPs

I'm using SP audit, but MachineIP is always null by design. I know that IIS loggs this info. So i dunno how can I compare it with IIS logs to get IPs. Now i'm just using a simple query to get all ...
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Get ULS log records programatically

Is it possible to retrieve records from ULS log using C#/SharePoint API without having to manually parse log files? I would like to display logged messages on a custom web page, and I would like to ...
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Library Access/Usage Statistics in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

Is it possible to obtain usage statistics in SharePoint Foundation 2013? Say for example, if I want to see how many times a PDF in a library, or a list item has been accessed over a period of time, ...
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How can I disable SharePoint 2010 ULS Log Entry Truncation?

When using code to write an entry to the SharePoint 2010 ULS Log, I have found that they are limited to a length of 95,999 characters. I have found no documentation online specifying this limit, nor ...
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SharePoint 2013 Apps Monitor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Server. I am monitoring an app, I followed this guide: Monitor apps for SharePoint. In the monitor, I can see that the errors are updated each 24 hours and the history ...
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Where to store custom logs that will be shown to end users?

I have a custom job that can process various documents. I'd like to show user-friendly logs of the processing summary on a custom CA application page, e.g.: "[time] Document1.docx from site ...
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What is good practice to log information in SharePoint?

We are creating a timer job that imports AD users into SharePoint list. I would liek to log this information somewhere so that at a later time I can check which users were pulled in and/why the ...
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Sandbox Logging dll won't load

I am trying to use the codeplex.spsl Sandbox Logging framework but am having trouble getting it to execute in my code. The following error occurs on the last line of the following code snippet. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Log Error - dbo.proc_MIP_GetScheduledJobsInInterval

I've recently check the log files of my SharePoint 2013 installation and I found that I've an exception error that occur quite often. The log says that SharePoint could not find stored procedure ...
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SharePoint 2013 didn't log exceptions

I have a problem with SharePoint 2013. I have created a WSP package that works great on 2010 but doesn't on 2013. Actually, when I tried to access to the page, I receive the classic "Unexpected error ...
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What does the asterisk in the ULS log mean?

What does the asterisk at the end of the timestamp in the ULS log mean? Does this mean that this event has occurred multiple times?
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Best Practices/how to use SharePoint Logging?

What are best practices for using Logging when you deliver a final product? So far I only really output the errors to \14\Logs\ using.. SPDiagnositics.Local.WriteTrace(1, new ...
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Log sharepoint security events to the windows event log

Is it possible, through either a configuration setting or some minor conding, to make SharePoint log all security events to the Windows Event Log? I'm primarily interested in events that deal with ...
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Match user actions to IIS logfile entries?

This is for SP2010. Does anybody know what entries in an IIS logfile match up with a cooresponding action in SharePoint? I'm looking to cook up a "badge" or "points" system similar to what is going on ...
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When uploading files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer, is there a way to write into a log the errors encountered?

The scenario is users will be manually uploading a lot of their files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer, and we need to be able to identify the files that failed to be uploaded (it may be due to long ...
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Sharepoint errors not recorded in ULS

I'm trying to solve this "File not found" error by digging through the ULS logs for more information, but there's no exception recorded for the correlation ID on the error page. I've set every ...
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Identify who has removed usergroups from website

is it possible to identify who has removed Usergroups from a Web? If it is not possible, what is the best way to track the changes.
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How to Log Users Who click Hyperlink

I have a SharePoint page with several hyperlinks pointing to different document downloads. I would like to log information everytime someone clicks a hyperlink. More specifically, I would like to keep ...
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Add web service to sharepoint as feature item

I have a web service and a custom logging service class. The logging class has a feature that update or remove itself according to the feature events (Activated=SPService.Update, ...
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Limitations of the wss_logging database?

I select some data for statistic from the wss_logging database. (How often will each site called in the month) No i realized that the stored data in the table (view) dbo.RequestUsage are only from ...
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How to uniquely identify rows in the RequestUsage view in WSS_Logging?

I am working on a DWH-solution for the WSS RequestUsage log and I need to uniquely identify each row in the RequestUsage view. There is a RowId with guid, but it does not seem to be unique, as you can ...
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Warm-Up Script not writing to log file

I have been working on implementing the warm-up script from Ingo Karstein Warm-Up Script The script runs without any issues, but the log file (.txt) is not being generated as expected. I have the ...
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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Writing to log but not showing up in ULS

I have a SharePoint 2010 solution which deploys some custom controls to the ControlTemplates directory (via mapped folder) and a site scoped feature with a feature receiver class that makes some ...
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verbose logging - How to enable logging for web services calls

What to enable in the Monitoring in order to capture the logs for the web services calls? We are using Kofax to load documents. It works for all the site collection except one site collection. I ...
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Sites not working after sharepoint 2010 server SP1 & Aug 2012 CU

Single server and single farm. It has SP foundation 2010. I then upgraded it to SP 2010 server SP1 (by first installing SP 2010 server followed by SP 2010 foundation SP1 and then server 2010 SP1 and ...
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TimeStamp in UPS log incorrect

When running a profile sync there is a log that you can view within CA that shows you how the process is moving along in its various stages....for whatever reason this log is now displaying a time ...
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How to do custom trace in production / QA environment?

My sharepoint site is in production/ QA so now i need to do some trace activity to find the logs. Instead of using log file i need ot have seperate trace. what king of approach i need to use to achive ...
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Can't find ULS Log file

I'm trying to find ULS logs file, so I went and configured the diagnostic logging in the central administration > Monitoring. I've selected all the categories, Set minimum level of trace ...
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How do I log to the SharePoint ULS logs from a Silverlight web part?

I am developing a Silverlight application which is to be hosted on a sharepoint 2010 page using the out of the box Silverlight webpart control. I want to log any exceptions to the sharepoint ULS logs ...
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correlation id is missing in the Log

I have a handful of correlation id that I need to see in the log what happened this morning when a co-worker checkout the aspx file so he can modify something. upon checkout the whole portal became ...
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Compressing log files

Is there any drawback of applying NTFS compression on IIS and Moss/Sharepoint (version 2007 and 2010) log files ? I guess this won't be an issue. There will be a slight CPU overhead, but a great ...
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ULS and Multiple WFEs

If a farm has multiple WFEs do they have the same ULS logging content replicated across both? Or does each have its own set of logs? Straight forward enough.
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Is it possible to get detailed error messages in SharePoint Online?

When doing any sort of development/testing work against SharePoint Online, there are bound to be some errors. Some errors manifest in the form of exceptions, which can be logged to a special-purpose ...
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Generate Web Application GUID

I'm trying to troubleshoot some events in my logs and need to figure out what web application is associated to the GUID the logs reference. Anyone know how I can generate the GUID for each of my web ...
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SPDiagnosticsService.WriteTrace throws error “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”

I am trying to write entries into logging and have trouble doing so. Using Client object model on SharePoint foundation. Code is running from a console app. SPDiagnosticsService.Local.WriteTrace(0, ...
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How to clea Authentication Cache from browser to custom signout sharepoint page completly

This code I have using to clear the cache so that it has automatically sign-out from SharePoint site and it has to prompt the authentication dialog to login again. function _spBodyOnLoad() { ...
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ULS is not logging from web app

This is similar to "http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/2057/how-to-write-to-uls-log-in-sharepoint-2010-from-a-net-app". But in my case, logs are NOT showing up in ULS when logging from a ...
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How to turn off “Failed to open the file” logs for invariant resources? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resource files creates unnecessary ULS log entries With invariant resources in the SharePoint solutions, we have a lot of spammed logs, such as Failed to open the file ...
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Logging in sharepoint 2010

How to log all sharepoint errors, workflow errors, custom code errors into one central place? I checked this and seems a nice tool, is this saved on a databaase? Can I enable/disable events, like ...
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IIS Log files are not getting generated for the “SharePoint Web Services” webapplication in SharePoint - 2010?

IIS Log files are not getting generated for the "SharePoint Web Services" webapplication in SharePoint - 2010, even though Logging is enabled at the IIS level. Is that an expected behavior? or this ...
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How to set maximum number of logfiles (Sharepoint 2010)?

How can I prevent my sharepoint server from generating mass amounts of logfiles? In the central adminstration I can only configure the maximum size per file + the time to keep them. With the ...
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Logs files suddenly stopped to be filled

I have just installed a setup a new SP 2010 server. I don't know why, but suddenly, logs files stopped to be filled (and so ULS viewer remains empty). At the time of the last log entry, I was ...
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Logging in custom Webparts and Application pages

I'm working on a SharePoint 2010 project which consists of a few application pages and some webparts. Whenever some error occurs in any of the custom pages/webparts I get the sharepoint error page ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Enable all logging timer jobs. Performance?

I found an interesting article about the logging timer jobs in SharePoint 2010. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg512103.aspx#bk_splog In this article, it is stating that all the following ...
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SharePoint 2007 log files only contain “Tracing Service lost trace events.”

We have a problem with logging in our SharePoint 2007 environment. No matter what we try, the log files only contain a wsstracing "lost trace events" message over and over again. wsstracing.exe ...