Log Files in System Center 2012 - Unified Installer


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Unified Installer

It is possible in some System Center 2012 – Unified Installer scenarios that the deployment status will show a summary failure event and possibly a cryptic exit code. In these situations, you might have to look at the local installation logs of the application to determine the cause of a failure because the silent install might not return any errors or might not include details of the errors.

The following table shows where log files are found.

ComponentLog Location
Orchestrator\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft System Center 2012\Orchestrator\LOGS
Operations Manager\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\SCOM\Logs
App Controller\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\AppController\Logs
DPM\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012\Data Protection Manager\DPMLogs
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager\ConfigManagerSetup.log
Service Manager\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp\1
Unified Installer\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft System Center 2012\Unified Installer\LOGS

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