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Unable to generate LEM reports or run scheduled reports

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Updated March 11th, 2016

 

If a report does not generate or run as scheduled, review the resulting logs to see what happened. To turn on Reports logging, configure LEM Reports as described below.

 

Resolution - Turn on logging in Reports:

  1. Locate the reports icon and right-click the Reports icon (or right-click SWLEMReports.exe).
  2. Select Properties.
  3. In the Shortcut tab, add /L (upper or lowercase L) after SWLEMReports.exe in the Target line. and click OK.

    File:Classic_Support/Security_&_Compliance/01Log_&_Event_Manager_(LEM)/LEMReportsTroubleshootingGuide/050/lem_generating_running_sched_reports.png

  4. After running a report, open the file %ProgramFiles\Solarwinds Log and Event Manager Reports\SWLEMReports.log to see what happened.

 

Turn on logging in your scheduled tasks:

  1. Open the Task Scheduler.
  2. Select the task that's failing, and then click Action > Properties.
  3. Click the Actions tab.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Add /L (upper- or lower-case L) before the argument in the Add Arguments (optional) field. For example: /L %ProgramFiles%\SchedINI\BATCHDay.ini.

    The following image shows the /l in the Add Arguments line.

    File:Classic_Support/Security_&_Compliance/01Log_&_Event_Manager_(LEM)/LEMReportsTroubleshootingGuide/050/lem_edit_action.png

  6. Click OK to close both Properties windows.
  7. After the task fails, review the log file from the %ProgramFiles%\SolarWindsLog and Event Manager Reports\SWLEMReports.log to see what happened that caused the report to not generate.
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