How to use ULSViewer for SharePoint 2010

ULSviewer.exe is the perfect tool to monitor ULS logs. By applying filters on the ULS logs you can view the error that has occurred.

ULSViewer.exe can be downloaded at http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/ULSViewer

In this blog I show a way to identifiy correlation ID’s

Open ULSViewer

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Click on ‘File -> Open From –> ULS

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Select the location where you store ULS Logs

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Press on the filter button

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Enter the following information: ‘Correlation equals <Correlation ID>

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You will then find the related information. You have to recreate the error so that it will be logged when you are filtering the realtime data.

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This way you can identify the error and perhaps find the solution

If you post a question on technet it is recommended to add the results from the ULS logs so people can answer the question faster and better.

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