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Web Analytics: Verifies that when the Web Analytics is installed and running, usage logging is enabled in the farm (SharePoint Foundation 2010)

 

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-06-29

Rule Name:   Web Analytics: Verifies that when the Web Analytics is installed and running, usage logging is enabled in the farm

Summary:   The Web Analytics service application collects and reports on usage information such as page views, unique visitors, search queries issued, etc. If you require this service application, you must enable usage logging to ensure that logging of this data occurs.

Cause:   Usage logging is not enabled for the Web Analytics service application.

Resolution:   Enable usage logging for the Web Analytics service application
  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators group.

    noteNote
    The usage and health data settings are farm-wide and cannot be set for individual servers in the farm.
  2. In Central Administration, on the Home page, click Monitoring.

  3. On the Monitoring page, in the Reporting section, click Configure usage and health data collection.

  4. On the Configure usage and health data collection page, in the Usage data collection section, select the Enable usage data collection check box.

  5. In the Event Selection section, select the events that you want to log by selecting the check boxes next to the events in the Events to log list. Ensure that at least the following events are selected:

    1. Page Requests

    2. Search Query Usage

    3. Site Inventory Usage

    4. Rating Usage

  6. In the Usage data collection settings section, type the path of the folder you want usage and health information to be written to in the Log file location box. The path that you specify must exist on all farm servers.

  7. Type the maximum disk space for the logs in gigabytes (from 1 through 20 GB) in the Maximum log file size box.

  8. Click OK to save the settings and enable usage logging.

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