Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The Timer Job
C H E C K J O B S T A T U S
This link takes you to the Timer Jobs page, only filtered to display timer job statuses. The page
will display whether jobs are initialized or running, when they are scheduled to run, and a
history of previously run jobs (and whether they succeeded or failed and when). For more
information about the timer job pages, see Chapter 13.
This subcategory contains settings for reports and logs used by Central Administration. It is
here that you can manage the events logged by diagnostic logging, and you can enable, disable,
and configure usage and health data collection or manage trace logs. You can also do
rudimentary health reports, which just show you a limited list of slowest pages and active users, either
for the farm or specifically by server or web application.
C O N F I G U R E D I A G N O S T I C L O G G I N G
This settings page (Figure 11.48) lets you configure event throttling for diagnostic logging, as
well as configure some trace log (otherwise known as ULS logs) settings.
Because SharePoint can overwhelm the event and trace logs with events that you might not
really need, it’s a good idea to be able to throttle the events that diagnostic logging records.
Trace logs alone can take up a lot of space.
This settings page allows you to configure what level of events are recorded for a number of
SharePoint categories (Business Data Connectivity service, Search service, SharePoint Foundation,
and Reporting Services). Each category contains individual settings as well, so you can go as