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.