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 Section||Contents||Where data is stored||Where data is viewed|
|Real-Time Log section in Runbook Logs.||Live information about a running runbook instance||Orchestration database||Log tab in Runbook Designer|
|Historic Log section in Runbook Logs.||Historical information about instances of a runbook||Orchestration database||Log History tab in Runbook Designer|
|Runbook Audit History section in Runbook Logs.||Audit information about changes to a runbook||Orchestration database||Audit History tab in Runbook Designer|
|Activity Events||Status information about Orchestrator management server, runbook servers, and database||Orchestration database||Events tab in Runbook Designer|
|Audit Trail||Interaction of a runbook with external tools and systems||Log files||Open files in text editor|
|Trace Logs||Troubleshooting information about the Orchestrator environment||Log files||Open files in text editor|