Determining what and where information is logged

Tasks performed by MicroStrategy Web users may generate errors, warnings, or messages in MicroStrategy Web. This information can be stored in log files. Logs are records of all low-level activity, which can be aggregated and used for troubleshooting a specific problem or for server and system analysis. You can define what information is logged by MicroStrategy Web and where it is logged.

To determine what and where information is logged

  1. Access the MicroStrategy Web Administrator page. ( How?)

  2. From the pane on the left, select Configuration. The Diagnostics Configuration page opens.

  3. Select either Internal diagnostic setup or Custom diagnostic setup to determine the type of log to create.

  4. Click Save to apply the changes.

  5. From the pane on the left, select Security. The Security page opens.

  6. Determine if exception information and/or request information in the page's source is included in the logs by selecting or clearing the Include exception information in the page source and Include request information in the page source check boxes.

  7. Click Save to apply the changes.

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