ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2012 Verbose Logging

When the standard log data doesn’t quite give you all the information you require you need to enable verbose logging. You can achieve that by following the below:
To enable ConfigMgr 2012 verbose logging:

  • Set the dword ‘Verbose Logging’ to 2

0 = Errors and key messages
1 = Everything in value 0 but with warnings and more information
2 = Verbose
To enable verbose logging for SQL in ConfigMgr 2012:

  • Navigate to HKLMsoftwareMicrosoftSMSTracing
  • Set the dword ‘SQLENABLED’ to 1

1 = Enabled
0 =  Disabled
For SQL replication troubleshooting, enable this on the primary and secondary sites in question.
And verbose logging for the SCCM client:

  • Naviate to HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftccmlogging@global
  • Set the DWORD ‘log enabled’ to 1

1 = Enabled
0 = Disabled

  • Set the DWORD ‘loglevel’ to 0

0 = Verbose
1 = Default Value
You may have to change permissions on @global in order to change the keys under it.
You will need to restart the SMS Executive service

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