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Move UDT temp logs from the C: drive to another drive

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Issue:

A log file named UDT_BusinessLayerPlugin_tracelog.svclog in C:\Temp consumes space on the disk. 

tracelog set.png

Cause:

When ActivityTracing" propagateActivity="true" is left in the dll folder, it creates excessive log files that prevents user from deleting existing files.  

Resolution:

This process removes "ActivityTracing" propagateActivity="true"" from the dll config to keep it from creating excessive log files. Once the right values are in place, the user can now delete any existing log files.   

1. Stop all Orion services - How to Start/Stop Orion Services.
2. Navigate using the installation path given below: 


 C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\UDT\

3. Create a backup of this file: SolarWinds.UDT.BusinessLayer.dll.config and place the file outside of the installation path. 

4. Open the file SolarWinds.UDT.BusinessLayer.dll.config using Notepad and find the content given below:

<system.diagnostics>
<sources>
<source name="System.ServiceModel" switchValue="Off,ActivityTracing" propagateActivity="true">
<listeners>
<add type="System.Diagnostics.DefaultTraceListener" name="Default">
<filter type=""/>
</add>
<add name="ServiceModelTraceListener">
<filter type=""/>
</add>
</listeners>
</source>

solarwinds.udt.businesslayer.dll.png

tracefile set to off.png

5.Replace the content with the following values:

<system.diagnostics>
<sources>
<source name="System.ServiceModel" switchValue="Off">
<listeners>
<add type="System.Diagnostics.DefaultTraceListener" name="Default">
<filter type=""/>
</add>
<add name="ServiceModelTraceListener">
<filter type=""/>
</add>
</listeners>
</source>

6. Start all Orion services. - How to Start/Stop Orion Services

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14:26, 13 Nov 2015

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