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The Complete (?) List of SBS Log Files

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This topic comes up periodically - where are all of the SBS installation and debug logs?  This is the list that support has compiled internally.  There may be a few exclusions (and please, let me know if you know of any), but I believe that this is fairly complete at this point:

SBS Log File Default Locations

Name Log File Location
Add Distribution Group %sbsprogramdir%\Support\Add_distribution_group_wizard.log
Add Security Group %sbsprogramdir%\Support\add_security_group_wizard.log
Add Template Wizard %sbsprogramdir%\Support\add_template_wizard.log
Add User %sbsprogramdir%\Support\add_user_wizard.log
CEICW %sbsprogramdir%\Support\icwlog.txt
Change Server IP Address %sbsprogramdir%\Support\changeiplog.txt
Change User Permissions %sbsprogramdir%\Support\Change_user_permissions_wizard.log
Delete User %sbsprogramdir%\Support\Delusr.log
Exchange 2003 SP1 %systemdrive%\Exchange server setup progress.log
%userprofile%\Local Settings\Temp\eventlog.txt
Fax Configuration %sbsprogramdir%\Support\faxcfg.log
ISA 2004  %sbsprogramdir%\Support\sbsisa2k4setuplog.txt
%programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\errorlog.txt
ISA_MSDE %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\ISA_MSDE.log
ISA Firewall Logs %programfiles%\Microsoft ISA Server\ISALogs\ISALOG_yyyymmdd_FWS_nnn.mdf
ISA Web Proxy Logs %programfiles%\Microsoft ISA Server\ISALogs\ISALOG_yyyymmdd_WEB_nnn.mdf
ISA Message Screener Log %programfiles%\Microsoft ISA Server\ISALogs\ISALOG_yyyymmdd_EML_nnn.w3c
Monitoring Configuration %sbsprogramdir%\Support\MCW.log
MSDE_SBSMonitoring Log %sbsprogramdir%\support\MSDE_SBSMonitoring.log
SBS Monitoring Error Log %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$SBSMonitoring\LOG\errorlog
Sharepoint Error Log %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$Sharepoint\LOG\errorlog
Sharepoint Provisioning Log %sbsprogramdir%\support\STSProvisionLog.txt
Password Policy Wizard %sbsprogramdir%\Support\PassPol.log
Remote Access %sbsprogramdir%\Support\rraslog.txt
Rename User %sbsprogramdir%\Support\RenUsr.log
SBS Backup Configuration %sbsprogramdir%\Support\BackupWizard.log
SBS SP1 %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\Errorlog.txt and eventlog.txt
Set Up Computer %sbsprogramdir%\Support\scw.log
Set Up Server %sbsprogramdir%\Support\scw.log
Sharepoint SP1 (841876) %temp%\Ohotfix
Windows 2003 SP1 %systemroot%\svcpack.log
%systemroot%\setupapi.log
IIS Logs %systemroot%\system32\LogFiles\W3SVC1\exyymmdd.log
Agrpdll.txt %sbsprogramdir%\support\agrpdll.log
SBSMSI-Remote.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Remote.log
SBSMSI-STS.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-STS.log
SBSMSI-ActiveSync.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-ActiveSync.log
SBSMSI-Admin.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Admin.log
SBSMSI-Backup.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Backup.log
SBSMSI-Clientsetup.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Clientsetup.log
SBSMSI-ClientXP.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-ClientXP.log
SBSMSI-connectivity.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-connectivity.log
SBSMSI-Documents.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Documents.log
SBSMSI-Fax.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Fax.log
SBSMSI-Faxcfg.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Faxcfg.log
SBSMSI-GPMC.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-GPMC.log
SBSMSI-ie60.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-ie60.log
SBSMSI-Licensing.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Licensing.log
SBSMSI-Monitoring.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Monitoring.log
SBSMSI-POP3.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-POP3.log
SBSMSI-Remote.log %programfiles%\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\Logs\SBSMSI-Remote.log
SQL Setup Log %systemroot%\sqlstp.log
SQL SP Setup Log %systemroot%\sqlsp.log
SBSMonitoring’s MSDE SP4 log %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$SBSMONITORING\LOG
ISA 2004’s MSDE SP4 log %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MSFW\LOG
SharePoint’s WSMDE SP4 log %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$SHAREPOINT\LOG

 

 

Special thanks to Stephanie Doakes, Justin Crosby, and Rod White for helping compile this list.

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