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How to run Patch Manager Diagnostics and enable logging

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This article describes how to run the SolarWinds Patch Manager Full Diagnostics utility and enable logging.


Patch Manager 2.0 and later


Enable logging on Patch Manager.

  1. In the navigation pane, click Patch Manager System Configuration.


  2. In the center pane, click Log Adjuster.


  3. In the Log Adjuster window, modify the Logging Level to Verbose, and click Apply.


    When the test is over, change the logging level back the previous value in order to save disk space on your server.

  4. Launch the problematic task and wait for it to run to completion/error.
  5. After the task is completed, launch the Patch Manager Diagnostic Tool from one of the following locations:
    • Start menu
    • C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Patch Manager\Server\ServerDiagnostics.exe

    Patch Manager creates a zipped folder named



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