Viewing the log file (LOG.NSF)
You can also use the Web Administrator to open the log (LOG.NSF).

1. From the IBM® Lotus® Domino® Administrator, click the Server - Analysis tab.

2. Select the server that stores the log file you want to view.

3. Click Notes Log.

4. Click the desired view.

5. Open the desired document.

Tip You can also view the search results from the Server - Analysis tab using the tool Analyze - Log Document. This tool gives you more details about the events listed in the current log document and allows you to sort the events in several different ways. Doing this makes it easier find the information you are looking for and to see patterns of server activity.

Views in the log file (LOG.NSF)
ViewContains information about
Database - Sizes
  • Size and activity of all databases on the server
  • Percentage of each database's disk space that is in use
  • Total disk space of each database
  • Weekly usage of the database
  • Populated by the nightly Statistics Log task
Database - Usage
  • Sessions (including K transferred)
  • Documents read and written
  • Replications
  • Sorted by database
  • Populated by the nightly Statistics Log task
Mail Routing Events
  • Mail routing details not available in the Miscellaneous Events view
Miscellaneous Events
  • Events that do not appear in other views
  • Modem I/O messages
  • Script I/O messages
  • Server task messages
  • Sorted by date
Passthru Connections
  • Starting and Ending times, destination, and protocol for each passthru connection
Phone Calls - By Date

Phone Calls - By User

  • Information about calls made and received by a server, sorted by date or by user
Replication Events
  • All replication sessions between servers, sorted by server
  • Information includes the name of the initiating server, time and duration of replication, port used, and the number of documents added, deleted, or modified
Sample Billing
  • Uncategorized billing information provided in the Usage by Date and Usage by User views, sorted by user and including totals for each column and session
Usage by Date

Usage by User

  • Sessions this server had with users or other servers, sorted by date or by user
  • Information includes: sessions opened; session duration; databases opened; database-access duration; number of transactions (workstation-to-server database requests); and network usage (K transferred)
  • Transactions for operations, such as opening a document, updating a document, reading a section of a view, and going to a specific section of a view
  • Includes totals by date, by user/server, and for all usage
Search Results
  • Results of log analysis
  • Information includes starting time and name of server
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