How to Export SQL Logs

KB ID: 2125
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication | 7.0 | 8.0 | 9.0 | 9.5 | 10 | 11
Published: 2016-04-13
Last Modified: 2021-05-11
Languages: ES
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Objective

This article documents how to export logs from Microsoft SQL Server using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

Steps

The following steps require Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1. Open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and connect to the SQL Instance for which SQL Server Logs are need.

2. Once connected expand the [Management] ➔ [SQL Server Logs] and double-click on the entry named Current

SQLLogNode

3. Within the Log File Viewer select "Current" and any "Archive" entries which cover the dates that logs are needed for.

4. Then click [Export] to save the logs to a file.

ExportLogs
Note: All three file type options for Exporting generate the same file content with a different extension (i.e. log, csv, or txt).

More information

For documentation on exporting logs from Veeam Backup & Replication please review: https://www.veeam.com/kb1832
For documentation on exporting Windows Event Logs please review: https://www.veeam.com/kb1873
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