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How to enable verbose logs for the CCS console


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Control Compliance Suite (CCS)

In certain circumstances, you might need to enable verbose logs for the CCS Console to determine what is causing a problem in the CCS Console.



CCS 12.5.x

CCS 12.6.x


To enable verbose console logs for the CCS Console:

1.     While CCS console is open, open the Windows Task Manager
2.     Find the "Symantec Console (32bit)"
3.     Right click, select "Open file location"
4.     Close CCS console.
5.     Navigate to  "C:\ProgramData\Symantec.CSM\Logs\SymConsole" and remove the old logs.
6.     Going back to the file location from step 3, make a backup copy and then edit the file called "SymConsole.exe.config"
7.     Change the following line: (parameters are case sensitive)

             <add key="Log.Severity" value="Warning" />


             <add key="Log.Severity" value="Verbose" />

8.     Save edited file and then restart the CCS console
9. ‚Äč    Reproduce issue

10.   Zip up the entire "C:\ProgramData\Symantec.CSM\Logs\SymConsole" folder.

11.    Attach the zip file to the case you have open with CCS Broadcom support.

12.    Restore the original SymConsole.exe.config file and restart the console.





Additional Information

If you need to enable verbose logs in CCS application or manager server:
Configuring and collecting verbose logs for the CCS Application Server/manager from the CCS 12.6.x console

How to manually enable verbose logs in CCS Application / Manager server (CCS 12.5.2 and older versions)


If you need to enable verbose logs in CCS agent: