Orchestrator Logs


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

This section provides information on common troubleshooting issues and the available tools that can assist in identifying root problems.

In Orchestrator, different logs are available that provide information about Orchestrator runbooks and servers. The following table lists the available types of log files, with links to the appropriate sections that describe the logs in more detail.

Log File Topic or SectionContentsWhere data is storedWhere data is viewed
Real-Time Log section in Runbook Logs.Live information about a running runbook instanceOrchestration databaseLog tab in Runbook Designer
Historic Log section in Runbook Logs.Historical information about instances of a runbookOrchestration databaseLog History tab in Runbook Designer
Runbook Audit History section in Runbook Logs.Audit information about changes to a runbookOrchestration databaseAudit History tab in Runbook Designer
Activity EventsStatus information about Orchestrator management server, runbook servers, and databaseOrchestration databaseEvents tab in Runbook Designer
Audit TrailInteraction of a runbook with external tools and systemsLog filesOpen files in text editor
Trace LogsTroubleshooting information about the Orchestrator environmentLog filesOpen files in text editor