How To: Enable Debug Logging for ConfigMgr 2012 Admin Console

Sometimes you need to see a little more detail in the Admin Console log files. Here’s a quick post for how to enable debug logging on the ConfigMgr 2012 AdminConsole:

  1. From an administrator command prompt, open the following with Notepad: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Configuration Manager\AdminConsole\bin\Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.exe.config”
  2. Search for switchValue=”Error”, and change to switchValue=”Verbose” (as shown below), and save changes.
  3. Restart the admin console for debug logging to take effect.

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About Greg Ramsey
Greg Ramsey, Enterprise Mobility MVP, is a Senior Enterprise Architect at Dell Technologies. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from Ohio State University and has co-authored many books over the years. Greg is an international speaker, a board member of the Northwest System Center User Group, and the Director of Communications for the Midwest Management Summit.

One Response to How To: Enable Debug Logging for ConfigMgr 2012 Admin Console

  1. Pingback: How To: Enable Debug Logging for an OS Deployment Task Sequence « Greg's Systems Management Blog

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