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