View log files for Review & Localize

Localize

Platform_KC
On Premises

The log files for the Review module are created in the logs sub folder in the WebApplications and InternalAPI folders.

Note: These folders contain logs for both the Review and Localize module installation. The default location for these folders is C:\inetpub\wwwroot\WebApplications\Logs and C:\inetpub\wwwroot\InternalAPI\Logs.

There are two formats for the log files:

  • .alg: this file provide the log information in a plain text format. Open it in a text viewer such as Notepad.
  • .html: this file provides an easy to read format. View it in a browser such as Firefox or Internet Explorer. This is the best format to use when viewing your log files. This format includes a summary at the start of the page, color coding for messages, and the option to click column headers to sort the entries.

To view the log files:

  1. Open the WebApplications or InternalAPI folder and locate the logs sub folder.
  2. Double-click the HTML log viewer file to view the log file. The log file contents are stored in the .alg file.

    -or-

    From the HTML file shorcut menu, click Open with... and click Internet Explorer.

    The log file opens in the Internet Explorer browser.

    Note: In IE, if the content is not visible, change your document mode.

  3. Scroll through the log file to locate warning messages in red text.