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Log Files for Out of Band Management

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the log files described in this topic to help you troubleshoot out of band management in Configuration Manager.

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The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.

Log Files Specific to Out of Band Management

The log files listed in the tables in this section are specific to out of band management.

Out of Band Service Point Site System Server Log Files

The log files listed in the following table are located in the folder <ConfigMgrInstallationPath>\Logs on the site system server selected to host the out of band service point role.

 

Log File Name More Information

AMTSPSetup.log

Shows the success or failure (with failure reason) of installing the out of band service point.

Amtopmgr.log

Shows the activities of the out of band service point relating to discovery of management controllers, provisioning, and power control commands. For Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 only, this log file also contains information about the audit log configuration.

Amtproxymgr.log

Shows the activities of the site server relating to provisioning, which include the following:

  • Publishing provisioned computers to Active Directory Domain Services.

  • Registering the service principal name of provisioned computers in Active Directory Domain Services.

  • Requesting the Web server certificate from the issuing certification authority. For Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 only, this also includes requesting the client certificate if this is configured for 802.1X authenticated wired or wireless networks.

  • For Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 only, this also includes adding computers to the specified security group if this is configured for 802.1X authenticated wired or wireless networks.

Shows the activities of sending instruction files to the out of band service point, which include the following:

  • Discovery of management controllers.

  • Provisioning.

  • Power control commands.

  • For Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 only, this also includes audit log commands.

Shows the activities related to out of band management site replication.

Configuration Manager Console Log Files

The log file listed in the following table is located in the folder <ConfigMgrInstallationPath>\AdminUI\AdminUILog on any computer that runs the out of band management console from the Configuration Manager console.

 

Log File Name More Information

Oobconsole.log

Shows activities related to running the out of band management console.

Client Computer Log Files

The log file listed in the following table is located in the folder %windir%\System32\CCM\Logs on 32-bit workstation computers and in the folder %windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\Logs on 64-bit workstation computers that are running the Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 or later client and that are managed out of band.

 

Log File Name More Information

Oobmgmt.log

Shows out of band management activities performed on workstation computers, including the provisioning state of the management controller.

Log Files Shared with Other Configuration Manager Features and Components

The log files listed in the following table are also used by out of band management and shared with other Configuration Manager features and components. These are all located in the folder <ConfigMgrInstallationPath>\Logs on the site server.

For more information about these log files, see List of Log Files in Configuration Manager 2007.

 

Log File Name More Information

Netdisc.log

Shows the activities relating to network discovery of management controllers.

Sitecomp.log

Shows when the out of band service point is installed.

Wolmgr.log

Shows the activities related to sending scheduled power-on commands to the out of band management component.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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