Orchestrator Logs


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

This section provides information on common troubleshooting issues and the available tools that can assist in identifying root problems.

Log files

In Orchestrator, different logs are available that provide information about Orchestrator runbooks and servers. The following table lists the available types of log files, with links to the appropriate sections that describe the logs in more detail.

Log File Topic or Section Contents Where data is stored Where data is viewed
Real-Time Log section in Runbook Logs. Live information about a running runbook instance Orchestration database Log tab in Runbook Designer
Historic Log section in Runbook Logs. Historical information about instances of a runbook Orchestration database Log History tab in Runbook Designer
Runbook Audit History section in Runbook Logs. Audit information about changes to a runbook Orchestration database Audit History tab in Runbook Designer
Activity Events Status information about Orchestrator management server, runbook servers, and database Orchestration database Events tab in Runbook Designer
Audit Trail Interaction of a runbook with external tools and systems Log files Open files in text editor
Trace Logs Troubleshooting information about the Orchestrator environment Log files Open files in text editor

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