Diagnostic logging is set to verbose (SharePoint Foundation 2010)


Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Rule Name:   Diagnostic logging is set to verbose

Summary:   SharePoint Server writes diagnostic logging information to record activity on the server. The logs contain information that can help you diagnose server problems. This rule occurs when diagnostic logging is set to verbose. The verbose setting is appropriate when you have to diagnose a server problem, but you should turn off verbose logging during normal operations.

Cause:   One or more categories of diagnostic logging are set to verbose.

Resolution:   Reset diagnostic logging to the default level

  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators group.

  2. On the Central Administration Home page, click Monitoring.

  3. On the Monitoring page, in the Reporting section, click Configure diagnostic logging.

  4. In the Event Throttling section, in the Least critical event to report to the event log list and Least critical event to report to the trace log list, select Reset to default.

  5. Click OK.