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Log folder does not exist - Event 8074 (SharePoint 2010 Products)

SharePoint 2010
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-02-23

Alert Name:   Log folder does not exist

Event ID:   8074

Summary:   The logging folder specified in the error message does not exist or cannot be accessed.

Symptoms:   This event appears in the event log: Event ID: 8074 Description: Unable to access directory <directoryname> on server <servername>. Ensure that this directory exists and that the account <domain>\<username> can access it.

Cause:   One or more of the following might be the cause:

  • The folder does not exist.

  • The SharePoint 2010 Tracing Service (SPTraceV4) account does not have permissions to read and write to this folder.

Resolution:   Verify that usage logging folder exists
  • Log on to the server that is listed in the event.

  • Navigate to the folder that is listed in the event.

  • If the folder does not exist, create the folder.

  • Verify that the SharePoint 2010 Tracing Service (SPTraceV4) account has read, write, and delete permission to the folder.

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