Understanding Sitecore logs – Part 3: Sitecore version, assemblies, environment and scheduler

Continuing with my series of blogs describing what each line in the Sitecore logs mean, today I want to talk about Sitecore version, Assemblies, Environment information and Scheduler.

In this post, we are still examining the log file. In future posts, we will explore Client, Crawling, Eds, Exm, Fxm, Search, Publishing, Aggregation and WebDAV logs.

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Understanding Sitecore logs – Part 2: Caches and XML configuration load

Continuing with my series of blogs describing what each line in the Sitecore logs mean, today I want to talk about Caches and XML Configuration load.

In this post, we are still examining the log file. In future posts, we will explore Client, Crawling, Eds, Exm, Fxm, Search, Publishing, Aggregation and WebDAV logs. Phew… sounds like a lot of work.

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Understanding Sitecore logs – Part 1: xDB, Tracking, License, Path Analyzer and Memory Monitor

I want to start a series of blogs describing what each line in the Sitecore logs mean. I am basing my research on the log information extracted from Sitecore 9.1 Update-1 with the log priority level set to “INFO”.

Let’s start with the log file.

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A simple trick to get more information out of the Sitecore logs

Recently, I was struggling with one particular Sitecore site that was taking too much time to load in my development environment. Sometimes I would think that it just got stuck and then I would try restarting the application pool or even running an iisreset.

This article shows a quick tip if you want to get more out of the Sitecore logs by doing a simple trick: enabling the DEBUG level.

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