SoftGrid Management Console 4.x logging options

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This article discusses the following Microsoft SoftGrid Management Console 4.x logging options:
  • Log file location for the Sftmmc.log file
  • Logging level values and description
  • How to configure the logging level
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Log file location

The SoftGrid Management Console log file (Sftmmc.log) is in the following location:
%ProgramFiles%\Softricity\SoftGrid Management Console\sftmmc.log

Logging level values and description

No logging0Turns logging off
Normal logging1Turns logging on

How to configure the logging level

To configure the logging level,exit the SoftGrid Management Console if it is running, and then follow these steps:
  1. Start Registry Editor.
  2. In the Navigation pane, locate and then right-click the following subkey:
  3. Click SoftGrid Management Console.
  4. Review the values that are listed for the LogLevel entry.
    1. If the LogLevel entry does not exist, go to step 5.
    2. If LogLevel entry exists, go to step 7.
  5. Right-click SoftGrid Management Console, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  6. For New Value #1 type LogLevel.
  7. Right-click LogLevel, and then click Modify.
  8. For Value data, type the appropriate Value from the table in the "Logging level values and description" section, and then click OK.
  9. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the SoftGrid Management Console.
Note The log file is only created when an error occurs. However, if the SoftGrid Management Console is running while changes are made to the registry, the log file will not be created when an error occurs. In this scenario, you must exit and then restart the SoftGrid Management Console to enable error logging.
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Article ID: 930842 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 01:11:49 - Revision: 2.0

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