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Tracing to Event Viewer or Text file logs

How to enable Trace?

In Tools -> Options -> General tab, there are two options to enable trace.

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Where to find the trace logs?

1. tracing to Event Viewer log

Review Event Viewer Application log for TimeXtender LogEngine events.

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2. tracing to a Text file

The log file tracelog.txt is created in the following folder :

           C:\Users\<UserAccount>\AppData\Roaming\TimeXtender\TimeXtender\<version>

for older versions :

           C:\Users\<UserAccount>\AppData\Roaming\Discovery Hub\Discovery Hub\<version>

Below is an example log file section:

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What is logged when tracing is activated?

When tracing is activated, the Deployment and Execution information is logged, for example:

  • Deployment: Creation of SSIS packages, dimensions, cubes, measure groups 
  • Execution: Load of SSIS packages, execution start (SSIS will also log execution start and end for packages), data processing begin and end, processing of dimensions, processing of cubes.

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