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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Is it possible to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library when user is not authenticated?

I am working on custom authentication for SharePoint 2010. And I found very useful to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library. It works fine when I get instance of ...
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Anonymous usage reports?

Tried shortly with a fresh SP2010 install but couldn't find a way to do this... Is it possible to configure the usage reporting or the Web Analytics feature to log usage information anonymously? ...
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What does the “Event ID” refer to in the ULS logs?

I am getting an error logged to my ULS logs that I would like to look up more information on. I see the "Event ID" in there but I don't know what that refers to. Is this value specific to my ...
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SharePoint very slow at Logging Correlation Data step in page trace

wondering if I configured something wrong. I just installed SharePoint on my laptop and it's running very slowly. It seems to be stuck at the Logging Correlation Data step. What exactly does this ...
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Should I use a third-party logging framework?

I was wondering if any of you were using an extra logging framework like elmah or log4net? Isn't logging already done by SharePoint (ULS)? If you think that it can be useful, could you explain why?
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Entire webapp unable to log to ULS

I've reinstalled SharePoint with least privilege accounts, and use a separate account for all non-central-admin web apps. This separate domain account is in the WSS_WPG group, and seems otherwise to ...
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How to configure (or what should be the mimimum) the log to bare mimimum?

The log is growing crazy. Someone configured it to log everything and it's growing to 3 GB a day. What is the bare minimum logging I should have so that it does not grow as big yet serves the purpose. ...
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SPDiagnosticsService Area collection vs Areas in CA

In CA, Diagnostic Logging, a lot of areas with their categories are listed. When I enumerate these area's in code only three are returned: Business Connectivity Services SharePoint Foundation ...
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infopath form submit error not getting logged

What is it that would cause no error message to be logged if the form fails to submit? I have a form that has custom submit code written and at times fails on submit. It gives a correlation id which ...
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Possible to add a section to the “Diagnostic Logging” section for a custom timer job?

I found this post but at the end it suggests making changes to the registry which scares me a little bit. Is there a better way to do this? Is modifying the registry in this case "normal"?
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How do I use X-Forwarded-For header with SharePoint?

The WFEs for our OnPrem SharePoint farm sit behind an F5 load balancer. As a result, client requestor IPs are not captured in the IIS logs as everything appears to come from the F5. One way to get ...
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Search Service Application Log Viewer Page Search by URL, does it work?

We have SharePoint Enterprise in our environment, on top of that we use the Search Server 2010 which works well except when I want to find a specific page in the Crawl Log. If I want to see whether ...
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404 on website and “Access denied” error code in log file

I am having problems with my portal (which a newbie has created) in the company I recently joined to get my hands dirty with MOSS 2007; I have no prior experience in SharePoint as I am more of a .NET ...
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My correlation ids aren't showing in the ULS logs, what may be causing this?

I've added all of my SharePoint service accounts to the Domain Admins group which are in the local administrators but I'm still getting ids that don't exist in the logs. I am running a single server ...
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“View Document” Event for Document Library?

I'm trying to capture the View document "event" of when a user clicks on a document in a document library and it opens up the document in Word or Excel... There is not such an event receiver and ...
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NLog in SharePoint 2010

Does anyone have experience with using NLog in SharePoint 2010? With NLog 1.0 I have had what seems to be only intermittent success with logging. I was using the supported environment variable to ...
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Setting/Changing the view programatically to xlstListviewwebpart

Can somebody please suggest me to set/change the view programatically in xsltlistviewwebpart from AllItems to something else, based on logged in user. Requirement is to find out the logged in user and ...
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Logging reading of a list item

We would like to know whenever a person has read a list item. Is there an event we can hook on to, or another way to log reading of an item.
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Duration is not getting updated in the PKS Web-Application

We have a PKS enabled web-application in our environment, everything looks fine however the Duration (Single line in text) field is in PKS Podcasts List is not getting updated correctly while ...
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Access Denied when using the ULS Log System

I was following this tutorial: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.administration.spdiagnosticsservicebase.aspx But I got an access denied: protected override void ...
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Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information?

Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information ? I find many reference in net it show only current user (single user info only).
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Success Audit spamming event log

I have set up a standard MOSS installation using forms authentication with NTLM. I have noticed that there are a lot of audit success events in the windows event log is this normal? It makes it very ...
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Log reading of documents

We are designing a system that will be implemented in MOSS 2007. One of the requirements is that reading of documents must be logged. We can do this via the IIS log. But is there a better way?
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WriteTrace and WriteEvent

According to this http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff512746.aspx I have to use this code WriteTrace(System.UInt32, Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPDiagnosticsCategory, ...
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Debug Web Parts

I am studing this topic and I would like somebody to point me in the right direction for studying this. Debug Web Parts This objective may include but is not limited to: ULS log, and event log, ...
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Forefront Identity Manager errors when starting the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service Application

After following Spence Harbar's Rational Guide to implementing SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile Synchronization (http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx) exactly (and having it work several ...
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SPTraceV4 service is using a built in account

So, after a clean install of SharePoint 2010 you sometimes get a warning that a service is using a built in account. This is found in yellow in the Monitoring panel in Central Administration. Upon ...
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SharePoint 2010 error not found in logs, how to configure logging?

We have a SharePoint 2010 feature that works fine on my development machine, but won't activate on the staging system. It's SiteCollection scoped, the containing solution was successfully deployed on ...
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Setup an item level auditing for a sharepoint document library

I would like to setup an item level auditing (Opening or viewing or downloading) for a sharepoint 2007 document library without enabling audit for the entire site-collection. This link may help us ...
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Trimming audit events

We'd enabled all types of audit events for our production web-application and ended up with an issue with DB as auditData table grown to 50GB. Now, we want to reduce the size of the AuditData table. ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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Access denied - but only in one variant. How to determine the cause?

I got a call from a user who was trying to access the English variant of our simple portal and was getting an 'Access denied' message. As it turned out, she really wanted the German version and was ...
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Log4net deployment

We're developing web parts using log4net as the logging framework. Right now we're leaving the configuration details in the web.config and will be moving the log4net.dll to the GAC manually. For a ...
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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...
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ULS Log event email notification

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint such that it emails me whenever an event with exception severity occurs? If yes then how do I configure it?
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How to write to ULS Log in SharePoint 2010 from a .NET app?

The Sharepoint Trace Log Sample given at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa979522.aspx & explained at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa979595.aspx does not work in in Sharepoint ...
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Location of SharePoint error log

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I want to know how to find error logs when I met with something wrong? For example, when I am using SharePoint ...
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SharePoint Logger

What's your favorite logger when creating SharePoint apps ? I'm using log4net for ex. but I want to know what other software programmers use when building all type of sharepoint apps and why ?!.