Error Logging

In case of problems with Cognos it is possible to create logfiles. You can configure this in Cognos Configuration.

To create this logfile follow the next steps:

1. Start Cognos Configuration

2. In Environment right click on Logging

3. Select New resource > Destination


4. Name it eg. File, select File as Type and click OK


5.File is created


6. Click once on File and you can see the properties


7. When you want to keep some more history, you can set the Maximum number of full log files to eg. 10

8. On the Cognos server the files can be found under /opt/cognos/c8/logs