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Check the additional events you want to track, but keep in mind that the more you log, the larger
the log files will be (and the more space they’ll consume in the database).
For the Usage Data Collection settings, you can change the Log File Location setting or leave
the default in place:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\Logs
My example leaves the default in place. You can also change the maximum log size (the default
is 5 GB). You can change the maximum log size here if you want; I’m keeping the default.
You can edit the schedule for the health data collection; this takes you to the Job
Log Collection Schedule lets you schedule how frequently the server pulls the logs from the file
structure (above) and places them into the logging database.
Logging Database Server is where you choose what database to store the log files—typically
they’re stored in a separate database (you don’t want to ill your content database with log file
Click OK. You’ve enabled usage reports; now all you need to do is wait a day or two before you
can check them out.
Let’s take a look at web analytics reports for the HR team site. See Figure 9.21.