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View live NCM Job Logs activity for any failure / Errors / Performance

You may wanted to see the logs in case of NCM Job failure / success / Errors in details while running any NCM job

Firstly install the Kiwi Log Viewer on the NCM Server (All Pollers )

View live Orion log activity Kiwi Log Viewer

Where i can see NCM Jobs activity in details ?

You can find the Logs under following location where you can check and track the NCM jobs activity if there is any Error there can be tracked.

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\NCM

NcmBusinessLayerPlugin

NCM.Collector.Jobs

Where i can see NCM inventory Job activity logs ?

C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\Logs\Orion\NCM\Logging

and you will find two types of logs (General.log ) (This log file will contain live activity what you have on the inventory job )

You will also see the Job logs on same folder where it will show you the remaining nodes processing by the Inventory Job

Which file should I monitor to see which router/switch NCM has backed up, or is trying to backup ?

You can enable Session Trace option (Settings > All Settings > CLI Settings > Enable

Then run the Job > and There you can see Session Trace for Each Node Job is downloading and progress.

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\CLI\Session-Trace\NCM

You can find the Logs under following location where you can check and track the NCM jobs activity if there is any Error there can be tracked.

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\NCM

NcmBusinessLayerPlugin

NCM.Collector.Jobs

Any issues with the NCM Jobs ? Please see the post below.

Troubleshooting NCM performance for jobs /devices downloading configs failure

NCM Logs and data locations

Where i can see NCM Jobs activity in details ?

You can find the Logs under following location where you can check and track the NCM jobs activity if there is any Error there can be tracked.

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\NCM

NcmBusinessLayerPlugin

NCM.Collector.Jobs

NCM inventory Job activity logs

C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\Logs\Orion\NCM\Logging

Default location for CLI and Session Trace Logs

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\CLI\Session-Trace\NCM

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\CLI

Default Location for NCM ASA Polling

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\Logs\Orion\ASA

Default location for NCM vulnerability location

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\NCM\Vuln  

Default location for config archive

C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\NCM\Config-Archive

Related Link

NCM troubleshooting landing page

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