About using event log information to troubleshoot problems

Article:HOWTO21358  |  Created: 2009-01-29  |  Updated: 2013-10-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO21358
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About using event log information to troubleshoot problems

When Backup Exec System Recovery performs an action, it records the event (for example, when a backup job runs). It also records program error messages.

You can use the event log to track down the source of problems or to verify the successful completion of a backup job.

See Logging Backup Exec System Recovery messages.

Log entries provide information about the success or failure of numerous actions that were taken by Backup Exec System Recovery or by a user. It offers a single view of all of the information and program error messages.

The following information is included in the event log:

Type

Indicates if the event is an error message or other information, such as the successful completion of a backup job.

Source

Identifies if the message was generated by Backup Exec System Recovery or another program.

Date

Displays the exact date and time that a selected event occurred.

Description

Offers additional details about an event that can help you troubleshoot problems that might have occurred.


 


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