|Applies To||Product Set: Archer|
Product/Service Type: Archer
|Issue||You would use this tool to review IIS Logs if the Archer issue seems to be sourced from the Archer Web Server(s). IIS log files are difficult to read in their raw format.|
|Tasks||You will need to download and install Log Parser 2.2 from Microsoft's website.|
This will act as the library and source for the application you will use.
Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data such as log files, XML files, and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Windows® operating system such as the Event Log, the Registry, the file system, and Active Directory®.
Then download the application, Log Parser Studio gives a User interface that you will be using to view the IIS Logs.
(NOTE: This is a stand-alone application that does not require you to install. Save the zip and extract it to a location on your computer then place a shortcut to the executable on your desktop)
Log Parser Studio is a utility that allows you to search through and create reports from your IIS, Event, EXADB, and other types of logs. It builds on top of Log Parser 2.2 and has a full user interface for easy creation and management of related SQL queries.
|Resolution||Once you have downloaded and installed Log Parser 2.2, download and save the Log Parser Studio files to a location on your computer.|
To review an IIS Log file in Log Parser Studio performs the following steps: