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SEP Logs creation

Created: 09 Mar 2012 • Updated: 13 Mar 2012 | 3 comments
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When working with support you may have to collect the logs from your SEPM, and if you have multiple SEPMs and are doing multiple collections it can get somewhat confusing. I modified the CollectLog.CMD script you will find in your Tools directory to replace the line:

SET ZIPFILE=SEPM_logs.zip

with the following lines

Rem Added the following lines to change the report formate to Servername_Date_SEPM_Logs.zip
Rem Parse the Date enviroment variable, this resolves us the / is used as a field seperator.
For /f "tokens=2,3,4 delims=-/ " %%a in ("%date%") Do Set Dateset=%%a-%%b-%%c
SET ZIPFILE="%COMPUTERNAME%_%Dateset%_SEPM_logs.zip"

The result is a log report that includes the system name and a date when the collection was run.

 

If you have multiple managers I put together a simple script to use PSexec to remotely run the collection on multiple managers and zip them all up into a single file. To run this you need the PSexec utility of course and administrative rights on your target servers.

 

Examples of both are inclosed.

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John Cooperfield's picture

In case you were going to look in the Tools folder on the install disk as I did,

the utility is located in   C:\Program Files\Symantec\SEPM\Tools

He put more explanation of usage in the downloads.

Nice.

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Constantine's picture

what logs are creating this command?

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ChandanMistry's picture

Which log has been creating through this tool

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