CAST Management Studio logging

The CAST Management Studio contains provides logging mechanisms for various features. All available log files are described below:

Log name Usage Default location Notes
Error log Captures all the warnings and errors logged by the CAST Management Studio. %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>CAST-MSXX.log.txt XX refers to a randomly generated number.

See Log view for more information.

Summary log Captures interaction with the CAST Analysis Service and the Dashboard Service. %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\
Snapshot Generation log Captures detailed information about the Snapshot Generation process. %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\DssEngine.<date>.log.txt
CAST System View update log Captures detailed information about the update of the CAST System Views - generated only when you generate a snapshot. %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\RunCSV-<date>.castlog
Analysis log Captures detailed information about the source code Analysis process. %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\<Unique_Application_ID>\
Delivery Manager Tool log Captures detailed information from the Delivery Manager Tool %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\<Unique_Application_ID>\


Changing the location of the CAST-MSXX.log.txt file

To change the location of the CAST-MSXX.log.txt file from its default location in %TEMP%\CAST\CAST\<version_number>\, you need to modify the following file:

The file is located in the root of your CAST installation. First make sure that all CAST applications are closed, then proceed as follows:

  1. Remove the semi-colon (;) on the line containing CAST_CURRENT_USER_TEMP_PATH
  2. Change the path after the = sign to the location you require:

    For example:
    ; Set current user's temporary pathCAST_CURRENT_USER_TEMP_PATH=D:\CAST\
  3. Save the CastGlobalSettings.ini file.
  4. Re-open the CAST Management Studio.


See Also

Log view | Preferences

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